Auction 97, Lot 303

"Das Kunigreich Engellandt mit dem Anstossenden Reich Schottlandt so vor Zeiten Albion und Britannia haben Geheissen", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: England and Wales

Period: 1580 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographia Universalis

Color: Black & White

Size:
13.5 x 9.9 inches
34.3 x 25.1 cm

An early and unusual map with north oriented to the left of the map. The woodblock map is filled with exaggerated topographical features with large castles denoting the cities. Two coats of arms are included.

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Condition: B

Toning along centerfold with a couple of tiny binding holes.

Estimate: $400 - $450

Sold for: $300

Closed on 12/5/2001

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