Auction 120, Lot 485

"Gotlandt oder Gothen", Munster/Petri

Subject: Scandinavia

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Cosmographia

Color: Hand Color

5.5 x 4 inches
14 x 10.2 cm

Charming miniature woodblock map of Scandinavia and the Baltic on a full sheet of German text (8 x 11"). The map shows simple, Ptolemaic topography with rope-like mountains and broadly-drawn rivers.

References: King, (2nd ed) pg. 55-56.

Condition: A

A little marginal foxing, not affecting the map or the text.

Estimate: $80 - $110

Sold for: $150

Closed on 7/18/2007