Auction 137, Lot 551

"Tabula Europae III", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Western Europe

Period: 1552 (circa)

Publication: Geographia Universalis

Color: Black & White

Size:
13.3 x 10.8 inches
33.8 x 27.4 cm

This is a woodcut map of France and the Low Countries west of the Rhine river. The map is typically Ptolemaic - set within a trapezoidal frame with rope-like mountain ranges and broad rivers. The place names Parisij and Alpes are recognizable, but many of the other Roman place names are not. Latin text on verso marked page 5.

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Condition: A

Near fine condition.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/14/2011

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