Auction 129, Lot 662

"Italie…", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Italy

Period: 1578 (published)

Publication: Cosmographia oder beschreibung Aller Lander…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
5.2 x 3 inches
13.2 x 7.6 cm

This full sheet (8 x 13") of German text contains two maps of Italy. On the recto there is a small (5.2 x 3") map of the entire country (except Sicily) with the major cities of Milan, Venice, Genoa, Rome and Naples. On verso is a map (5 x 6.3") covering northern Italy with Corsica. This map is oriented with north at bottom.

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Condition: A

One of the bottom corners has been reinforced with paper, not affecting images or text.

Estimate: $110 - $150

Sold for: $65

Closed on 9/23/2009

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