Auction 123, Lot 611

"Descrittone della Grecia Anticamente una delle piu Degne Nationi di Europa ma Hora Difertata da Turchi…", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Greece

Period: 1580 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographiae Universalis

Color: Hand Color

Size:
5.3 x 5 inches
13.5 x 12.7 cm

An attractive little woodblock map of Greece and the Aegean Sea naming only the major regions and cities. Mount Olympus is identified, and the mountain ranges are shown in a rope-like fashion. On a sheet of Italian text (8 x 12.3")

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Condition: A

A nice impression on a sheet with a small spot in the text, not affecting the map.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 2/20/2008

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