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Auction 125, Lot 445

"Von den Britannischen Inseln", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Britain

Period: 1550 (circa)


Color: Black & White

5.6 x 3.2 inches
14.2 x 8.1 cm

Woodblock map on a full sheet (7.8 x 12.8") of Latin text. It presents a broad outline of the British Isles with no detail other than the location of the cities of Edinburgh, London, Oxford, Dover and Wexford.


Condition: A

Nice impression on lightly toned paper. There is a wormhole and a tissue repaired tear in the blank margin not affecting the map.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $275

Closed on 9/24/2008