Auction 130, Lot 634

"Corsica", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Corsica

Period: 1578 (published)

Publication: Cosmographia oder beschreibung Aller Lander…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
3 x 4.8 inches
7.6 x 12.2 cm

This small woodblock map, set into a sheet of German text (8 x 13"), is one of the earliest available maps of the island of Corsica. The map shows the ports and cities and is surrounded by ships and fierce sea monsters.

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Condition: A

Light damp stains in the blank margins.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $75

Closed on 12/2/2009

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