Auction 126, Lot 532

"Hispania nach aller seiner gelegenheit in Bergen…", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Spain & Portugal

Period: 1578 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.5 x 10 inches
34.3 x 25.4 cm

This early woodcut map of Spain and Portugal displays Ptolemaic mountain ranges, and a number of cities are named, including Lisbon, Cartagena, Catalona and many more. The major roads are also indicated, and a block of German text is located at the lower right. Title on verso is beautifully embellished with biblical figures and symbols.

References:

Condition: B+

There are a few minor spots along the upper centerfold.

Estimate: $425 - $500

Sold for: $240

Closed on 12/3/2008

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