Auction 130, Lot 596

"[Istria]", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Croatia

Period: 1578 (published)

Publication: Cosmographia

Color: Hand Color

Size:
6.2 x 5.5 inches
15.7 x 14 cm

Woodblock map of Istria, in present-day Croatia, which at the time was a part of the Republic of Venice. The map is filled with mountains and forests and the icons of major cities. German text below and on verso.

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Condition: A

Lightly toned with minor foxing and damp stains in blank margins.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 12/2/2009

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