Auction 126, Lot 589

"Von den Moscowitern", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Russia

Period: 1578 (published)

Publication: Cosmographey

Color: Hand Color

Size:
6.4 x 7 inches
16.3 x 17.8 cm

Woodblock map of European Russia, including part of present-day Ukraine. Moscow is prominently featured at center and the map is filled with graphic representation of the rivers, mountains, forests, cities and tent encampments with a bull roaming the countryside. On a full sheet of German text (8 x 13") with text and a depiction of the bull on the verso.

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Condition: A

Some faint spots in blank margins.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/3/2008

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