Auction 125, Lot 486

"Beschreibung der Koniglichen Statt Edinburg…", Munster/Petri

Subject: Scotland, Edinburgh

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Cosmographia

Color: Hand Color

7.3 x 4 inches
18.5 x 10.2 cm

Bird's-eye view of Edinburgh from a German edition of this influential 16th century history of the world. Rendered in the unique woodblock style, the city is viewed from the north, looking across the Firth of Forth. On page (13.5 x 8.3") of German text.


Condition: B+

There is some uneven toning.

Estimate: $110 - $150

Sold for: $80

Closed on 9/24/2008