Auction 151, Lot 615

"[Tartaria olim Scythia]", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Caucasus

Period: 1572 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographey oder Beschreibung Aller Lander…

Color: Hand Color

6.5 x 9.4 inches
16.5 x 23.9 cm

Woodblock map of the region between the Black and Caspian Seas including Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia up to about Volgograd. Strongly engraved, it features the rivers, forests, mountains and major cities. German text on verso with an engraving of a houseboat.

References: cf. Mickwitz & Miekkavaara #157-116.

Condition: B+

A slightly uneven impression at top left and marginal soiling.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 11/19/2014