Auction 151, Lot 558

"[Northern Italy] [on verso] Italie Beschreibung nach Aller sei ner Gelegenheit...", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Italy

Period: 1572 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographey oder Beschreibung Aller Lander…

Color: Hand Color

5.1 x 6.4 inches
13 x 16.3 cm

This full sheet (7.6 x 11.8") of German text contains two maps of Italy. On verso is map (5.1 x 6.4") covering northern Italy with Corsica, with north oriented to bottom. On the recto there is a small (5.2 x 3") map of the entire country (except Sicily) with the major cities of Milan, Venice, Genoa, Rome and Naples.

References: cf. Mickwitz & Miekkavaara #157-26 & 27.

Condition: A

Marginal soiling with a chip at bottom left that has been replaced with old paper.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $70

Closed on 11/19/2014