Auction 124, Lot 556

"Italie Beschreibung nach aller seiver Gelegenheit…", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Italy

Period: 1598 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographia

Color: Hand Color

Size:
5.2 x 6.3 inches
13.2 x 16 cm

This woodblock map covers the northern part of Italy and includes Corsica. The map is oriented with north at the bottom and is set on a sheet (8 x 13.3") of German text. There is a woodblock illustration of Janus, two-faced Roman god of gates and doors on the verso.

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Condition: B+

This is some light foxing, mostly in text and margins.

Estimate: $130 - $170

Sold for: $160

Closed on 5/7/2008

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