Auction 151, Lot 541

"Moscovia", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Western Russia

Period: 1572 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographey oder Beschreibung Aller Lander…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
6.4 x 6.9 inches
16.3 x 17.5 cm

Woodblock map of European Russia, including part of present-day Ukraine. Moscow is prominently featured at center and the map is filled with graphic representation of the rivers, mountains, forests, cities and tent encampments with a bull roaming the countryside. On a full sheet of German text measuring 7.7 x 11.7".

References: cf. Mickwitz & Miekkavaara #157-109.

Condition: A

Marginal soiling.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $80

Closed on 11/19/2014

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