Auction 123, Lot 541

"Hispania nach aller seiner gelegenheit in Bergen…", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Spain & Portugal

Period: 1550 (circa)


Color: Black & White

13.5 x 10 inches
34.3 x 25.4 cm

This early woodcut map of Spain and Portugal displays Ptolemaic mountain ranges, and a number of cities are named, including Lisbon, Cartagena, Catalona and many more. The major roads are also indicated, and a block of German text is located at the lower right. Title on verso is beautifully embellished with biblical figures and symbols.


Condition: B

A sound sheet with some smudging and scattered soil.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $140

Closed on 2/20/2008