Auction 121, Lot 464

"Gotlandt oder Gothen", Munster/Petri

Subject: Scandinavia

Period: 1598 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographia

Color: Black & White

Size:
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") decorated with a crest. The map shows simple, Ptolemaic topography with rope-like mountains and broadly-drawn rivers.

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

Condition: A

The sheet has faint toning, but the map is fine.

Estimate: $95 - $130

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/26/2007

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