Auction 153, Lot 631

"[Tartaria olim Scythia]", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Caucasus

Period: 1560 (circa)

Publication: Cosmography oder Beschreibung...

Color: Hand Color

6.4 x 9.4 inches
16.3 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.


Condition: B+

Nice impression and color with a few short tears at left that have been archivally repaired, just entering neatline.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 5/20/2015