Auction 126, Lot 512

"De Comitatu Flandriae", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Low Countries

Period: 1598 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographia

Color: Black & White

6 x 4.5 inches
15.2 x 11.4 cm

Beautiful woodblock map of the region of Flanders filled with mountains, rivers, forests and towns. The map names Dunkerque (Dunckerg), Artois and many other places, while a Viking longboat sails the sea. On a full sheet of (8 x 12") with Latin text.


Condition: A

There is a worm track in lower margin and archival tape hinge remnants on verso.

Estimate: $120 - $160


Closed on 12/3/2008