Auction 98, Lot 493

"[Lot of 22 leafs]", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Printed leafs

Period: 1570-1600 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographia Universalis

Color: Black & White

Size:
9 x 14.5 inches
22.9 x 36.8 cm

Nice group of leaves from this early work. Each containing at least one historiated initial and/or Gothic woodblock illustration including portraits, views, animals, and coats of arms. There are some great view of medieval cities, odd exotic creatures and battle scenes. Twenty-one are from a German edition and one is from a Latin edition (slightly smaller at 8.2 x 12.2").

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Condition: A

Overall very good with some minor foxing or soil in margins.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $170

Closed on 3/6/2002

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