Catalog Archive
Auction 90, Lot 56


Subject: Western Hemisphere

Period: 1545 (published)

Publication: Cosmographia

Color: Black & White

4.2 x 4.7 inches
10.7 x 11.9 cm

An interesting woodblock illustration with a globe centered on the Atlantic and depicting the Americas, Europe, Africa and part of Asia. This is a very early representation of the Americas. On a full sheet of Latin text with historiated capitals in the text below the illustration and on verso.


Condition: A

Estimate: $500 - $550


Closed on 3/15/2000