Auction 128, Lot 745

"Beschreibung der Inseln und des Gantzen Koenigreichs Sicilie", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Sicily, Italy

Period: 1578 (published)

Publication: Cosmographia oder beschreibung Aller Lander…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
5 x 6.3 inches
12.7 x 16 cm

This woodblock map of Sicily graphically depicts the mountains with Mt. Etna erupting. Malta peeks into the right side of the map and Tunis is shown at bottom. Several ships and a sea monster are shown in the Mediterranean.

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Condition: A

Light damp stains in the blank margins.

Estimate: $110 - $150

Sold for: $150

Closed on 5/20/2009

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