Auction 126, Lot 619

"Candia seu Creta insula", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Crete

Period: 1578 (published)

Publication: Cosmographey

Color: Hand Color

6.1 x 3 inches
15.5 x 7.6 cm

A little woodblock map of Crete with many rope-like mountain ranges, and the fabled labyrinth of the Minotaur located with a diagram below the map. The verso also has a plan of a labyrinth. On page of German text (8 x 13").


Condition: A

There is some minor worming in the blank margins, not affecting the image.

Estimate: $110 - $150


Closed on 12/3/2008