Auction 151, Lot 589

"Candia seu Creta Insula", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Crete

Period: 1572 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographey oder Beschreibung Aller Lander…

Color: Hand Color

6.3 x 3.1 inches
16 x 7.9 cm

A little woodblock map of Crete with many rope-like mountain ranges, and the fabled labyrinth of the Minotaur labeled on the map. Below the map is a plan of a labyrinth. On full page of German text measuring 7.7 x 11.7".

References: cf. Mickwitz & Miekkavaara #157-113.

Condition: B+

Light show-through of text on verso and marginal soiling.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 11/19/2014