Auction 122, Lot 732

"[Tartaria olim Scythia]", Munster/Petri

Subject: Caucasus

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Cosmography

Color: Hand Color

6.5 x 9.5 inches
16.5 x 24.1 cm

Woodblock map of the region between the Black and Caspian seas including Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia up to about Volgograd. Strongly engraved to feature the rivers, forests, mountains and major cities. German text below and on verso. There is also an illustration of a horse trainer on verso.


Condition: B+

Small stain in the Black Sea.

Estimate: $110 - $150

Sold for: $80

Closed on 12/5/2007