Auction 139, Lot 523

"Nova Graecia Secundum omnes eius Regiones & Provincias Citra ultra & Hellespontum", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Greece

Period: 1550 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographia

Color: Hand Color

13.5 x 10 inches
34.3 x 25.4 cm

A graphic map of Greece and part of Turkey in the classic woodcut style focused on the Dardanelles (Hellespont), which separates Europe from Asia. The land is covered with mountain ranges, rivers and cities.

References: Zacharakis, Christos #1579.

Condition: A

A minor paper repair along centerfold just entering map image at bottom.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $375

Closed on 2/15/2012