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Auction 151, Lot 687

"Aegyptus", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Egypt

Period: 1572 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographey oder Beschreibung Aller Lander…

Color: Hand Color

6.4 x 6.9 inches
16.3 x 17.5 cm

Woodblock map of the Nile delta graphically depicting the sea, river, pyramids and sand dunes. On recto are two woodblock illustrations of stone sculptures. On a full sheet of German text measuring 7.8 x 11.7".

References: cf. Mickwitz & Miekkavaara #157-123.

Condition: B+

A slightly uneven impression with marginal soiling and a chip at bottom right of the sheet.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $110

Closed on 11/19/2014