Auction 127, Lot 699

"[Tartaria olim Scythia]", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Caucasus

Period: 1578 (published)

Publication: Cosmographey

Color: Hand Color

Size:
6.5 x 9.5 inches
16.5 x 24.1 cm

Woodblock map of the region between the Black and Caspian Seas including Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia up to about Volgograd. Strongly engraved, it features the rivers, forests, mountains and major cities. German text on verso.

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Condition: B+

Minor toning with a couple worm holes in the margins.

Estimate: $110 - $150

Sold for: $190

Closed on 2/25/2009

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