Auction 132, Lot 605

"[Tartaria olim Scythia]", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Caucasus

Period: 1578 (published)

Publication: Cosmographia oder beschreibung Aller Lander…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
6.4 x 9.3 inches
16.3 x 23.6 cm

Woodblock map of the region between the Black and Caspian Seas including Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia up to about Volgograd. Strongly engraved, it features the rivers, forests, mountains and major cities. German text on verso.

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Condition: B+

There is a light stain in the blank margin and some show through of text on verso.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $70

Closed on 6/2/2010

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