Catalog Archive
Auction 132, Lot 483

"Hispania nach aller seiner gelegenheit in Bergen…", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Spain & Portugal

Period: 1578 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographia

Color: Black & White

13.5 x 10 inches
34.3 x 25.4 cm

This early woodcut map of Spain and Portugal displays Ptolemaic mountain ranges, and a number of cities are named, including Lisbon, Cartagena, Catalona and many more. The major roads are also indicated, and a block of descriptive German text is located at the lower right. Title on verso is a woodcut that is beautifully embellished with biblical figures and symbols.


Condition: B+

Lightly toned on centerfold with a small binding hole in lower blank margin.

Estimate: $350 - $400


Closed on 6/2/2010