Auction 133, Lot 377

"[Wallia Anglia Scotia]", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Britain

Period: 1578 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographia

Color: Hand Color

Size:
5.3 x 3 inches
13.5 x 7.6 cm

Simple yet evocative miniature woodblock Ptolemaic map showing a broad outline of the British Isles with no detail other than the location of the cities of Edinburgh and Dover. The map is on a full sheet of German text (8.3 x 13.3").

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/1/2010

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