Auction 140, Lot 623

"Landtafel des Ungerlands, Polands, Russen, Littaw, Walachei und Bulgarei", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Eastern Europe

Period: 1578 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographia

Color: Black & White

Size:
13.5 x 10 inches
34.3 x 25.4 cm

Woodblock map of the region containing present-day Romania, Bulgaria, Moldova and Ukraine, with parts of Poland, Belarus and Russia. It has graphic depictions of the rivers, mountains, forests, and towns, with many ancient place names. German text on verso.

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Condition: B

Some small stains, light toning along centerfold, and a few minute wormholes at right only visible when held to light. There is marginal soiling and some worm tracks in bottom blank margin, one of which just touches neatline.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $200

Closed on 5/23/2012

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