Auction 93, Lot 191

"Gemeine Beschreibung Aller Mittnaechtigen Laender, altz Schweden, Gothen, Norwegien, Denmarck &c.", Munster/Petri

Subject: Arctic and Northern Europe

Period: 1588 (circa)

Publication: Geographia

Color: Black & White

Size:
14.3 x 12.1 inches
36.3 x 30.7 cm

Boldly engraved map covering Scandinavia, Britain, and the North Atlantic. It is based on Ortelius' map of the North Sea with Greenland shown as several large islands with the mythical islands of "Icaria" and "Frisland" located southeast of Iceland.

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Condition: A

Close bottom margin, as issued. Professional repair at top centerfold, tiny bit of unobtrusive foxing, overall still very good.

Estimate: $750 - $800

Sold for: $550

Closed on 12/6/2000

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