Auction 119, Lot 551

"[Von Gallia]", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: France

Period: 1598 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographia

Color: Hand Color

Size:
5.3 x 3 inches
13.5 x 7.6 cm

Interesting woodblock Ptolemaic map showing the major cities and regions. The small map is on a full sheet of German text (8.25 x 13.3") including a decorative capital. On the verso is a very interesting woodcut illustration of a woman kneeling in front of a monstrous chimera with the heads of a lion, snake and eagle.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $110 - $150

Sold for: $80

Closed on 5/9/2007

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