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Auction Results Related to [munster sebastian typus universalis world]

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[Munster, Sebastian]

by Lyon & Turnbull

September 8, 2010

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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Description: [Munster, Sebastian] Der cosmographen von den Britannischen Insuln. [Basle, c.1628]. Approx 30 by 19cm, uncoloured, framed and double glazed

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Munster, Sebastian

by Lyon & Turnbull

May 4, 2011

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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Description: Munster, Sebastian View of Edinburgh from Leith, woodcut, approx. 27 by 20cm., framed and glazed

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Munster (Sebastian) Typus Universalis, world map

by Bloomsbury Auctions

May 30, 2013

London, United Kingdom

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Description: Munster (Sebastian) Typus Universalis, world map recut by David Kandel for the 1550 and later editions of the Cosmographia, surrounded by windheads named with banderoles, the oval projection containing a ship and sea monsters, titled above, woodcut map, 280 x 375mm., woodcutter's initials lower left, central vertical fold, Latin text verso within elaborate architectural cartouche, slight browning to each side, [Shirley 92], Basle, 1550 or later.

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Munster, Sebastian C1578 Woodcut Map of Famagusta, Cyprus

by Albion Auctions

March 26, 2015

Chesterfield, United Kingdom

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Description: "Contrafestung der Statt Famagusta" Woodcut Map Published C1578, Basle for the "Cosmographia" by Sebastian Munster. Paper Size: 13 x 8 inch (33 x 20cm) Tiny chip to lower right margin. Image fine.

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Munster, Sebastian C1578 Woodcut Map of France

by Albion Auctions

March 26, 2015

Chesterfield, United Kingdom

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Description: "Gallie oder Franckreichs c nach aller seiner gelegenheit" Woodcut Map Published C1578, Basle for the "Cosmographia" by Sebastian Munster. Paper Size: 13 x 8 inch (33 x 20cm) Minor browning, toning.

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Munster, Sebastian C1578 Woodcut Map of Sicily, Italy

by Albion Auctions

March 26, 2015

Chesterfield, United Kingdom

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Description: "Beschreibung der inselen unnd des ganzen koenigreichs Sicilie" Woodcut Map Published C1578, Basle for the "Cosmographia" by Sebastian Munster. Paper Size: 13 x 8 inch (33 x 20cm) Minor browning, toning.

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Map of the Holy Land. Sebastian Munster. Basle, 1550.

by Winner's Auctions & Exhibitions

October 3, 2013

Jerusalem, Israel

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Description: Map of the Holy Land by Sebastian Munster. From: Cosmographiae Universalis. Basle, 1550, p. 1002. Following Ptolemy. Woodcut. The Israelites' route in the desert. In the right corner, above the cartouche: "RHD". Latin 26.1x16.2 cm. (31.5x21 cm. inclusive). Very fine condition. Thick, quality paper. Aging stains. Minimal worming marks, clean, in the blank margins. Laor, 528B. Refer to this catalogue for another edition of this map. On the verso, p. 1001, additional map of the Near East, through the Persian Gulf. 12.3x15 cm. Latin text with title "Palestina" underneath the map. At the page headings: "Liber V" (along with p. 999-1000). Laor, 527.

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SEBASTIAN MUNSTER (1449-1552) After Ptolemy Tabula

by Adam's

March 29, 2011

Dublin, Ireland

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Description: SEBASTIAN MUNSTER (1449-1552) After Ptolemy Tabula Asia III c.1574 Engraving, 20 x 27 cm

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Munster, Sebastian C1578 Woodcut View of Parma, Italy

by Albion Auctions

March 26, 2015

Chesterfield, United Kingdom

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Description: "Parma" Woodcut View Published C1578, Basle for the "Cosmographia" by Sebastian Munster. Paper Size: 15 x 13 inch (38 x 33cm) Good Condition.

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Munster, Sebastian C1578 Woodcut View of the Pyramids, Egypt

by Albion Auctions

March 26, 2015

Chesterfield, United Kingdom

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Description: "Les Pyramides d'Egypte" Woodcut View Published C1580, Paris for the "Cosmographia" by Sebastian Munster. Paper Size: 12.5 x 8 inch (32 x 30cm) Good Condition.

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Munster (Sebastian) La Figure du Monde Universel,

by Bloomsbury Auctions

January 31, 2013

London, United Kingdom

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Description: Munster (Sebastian) La Figure du Monde Universel, the new version of Munster's world map cut for the 1550 edition of Cosmographia by David Kandel, oval projection with ship and sea monsters, surrounded by wind-heads, each named in a separate beanderole, title panel above, woodcut map with hand-colouring, 275 x 375mm., French text verso, small repair at foot of central vertical fold, [Shirley (World) 92], Basel, 1552-68.

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Munster (Sebastian) Altera Generalis Tab. Secundum

by Bloomsbury Auctions

January 31, 2013

London, United Kingdom

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Description: Munster (Sebastian) Altera Generalis Tab. Secundum Ptol. Ptolemaic world map surrounded by wind heads, title above, woodcut map, 270 x 245mm., Latin text verso, centeal vertical fold, [Shirley, World 76], Basel, c.1550.

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Map of Modern Jerusalem. Sebastian Munster. Basle, 1550.

by Winner's Auctions & Exhibitions

October 3, 2013

Jerusalem, Israel

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Description: Ierusalem ciuitas sancta, olim metropolis regni iudaici, hodie uero colonia Turcae. Jerusalem the Holy City, first the capital city of the Kingdom of Judah and now a Turkish Colony. Map of modern Jerusalem. Woodcut. Black and white. From "Cosmographia Universalis" by Sebastian Munster. Basle, 1550. P. 1016-1017, page spread. Text about Jericho on the bottom of the page. Hebrew and Latin text on the verso. On the top of p. 1018 "De terries Asiae Maioris" . In the middle of the text on p. 1018 is an engraving of Acre, on the bottom right is the initials of engraver, Jacob Clauser. Latin. 15.1x37.5 cm. Very fine condition. Quality paper. Minimal aging stains. Laor, 1085. An additional edition is featured in this catalogue.

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Munster (Sebastian) - Typus Orbis Universalis,

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

December 17, 2014

London, United Kingdom

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Description: revised map of the world on an oval projection by David Kandel for Munster's Cosmographia, surrounded by windheads and with sea-monsters filling the oceans, woodcut map, with the engraver's initials lower left, 295 x 380mm., central vertical fold, light browning and surface dirt, [Shirley World 92], Basel, 1550 or later.

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Munster (Sebastian) - Altera Generalis Tab. Secundum Ptol.,

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

December 17, 2014

London, United Kingdom

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Description: for Munster's Geographia, ptolemaic world map surrounded by 12 windheads, title panel above, woodcut map, 265 x 340mm., Latin text verso, central vertical fold, second or later edition with the fine crack in the block to right of centre, [Shirley World 76], Basel, [1541-52].

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Munster, Mappa mundi

by Arader Galleries

June 7, 2014

New York, NY, USA

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Description: MUNSTER, Sebastian (1488-1552). From Sebastian Munster's "Cosmographia." after 1552.; Mappa mundi. Basel: 1550. 11 3/4 x 15 1/4 inches.

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Map of the Near East. Sebastian Munster. Basle, 1542.

by Winner's Auctions & Exhibitions

October 3, 2013

Jerusalem, Israel

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Description: Tbula Asiae V. Map of the Near East from Mesopotamia and Babylon through Parthia and from the Persian Gulf through the Caspian Sea. Holy sites are marked. Woodcut shaped like a trapezoid. Black and white. On verso, p. 31, Latin text. By Sebastian Munster. From: Geographia Universalis, Vetus et Nova, complectens Claidii Prolemaei Alexandrini enarrationis libros VIII.. Basle, 1542, following p. 31. Latin. 34.3x31.6x25.2 cm. (leaf measures 28.6x28.8 cm.) Fine - very fine condition. Brown paper. Original fold. Tear with loss in the bottom left corner, with very slight blemish to the map border.

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MUENSTER, SEBASTIAN. Typus Universalis.

by Swann Auction Galleries

December 6, 2012

New York, NY, USA

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Description: MUENSTER, SEBASTIAN. Typus Universalis. Double-page wood-engraved world map, 315x410 mm sheet size, Latin text on verso; hand-colored. Shirley 92. Basle, 1550 or later

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Munster (Sebastian) Totius Africae Tabula &

by Bloomsbury Auctions

July 12, 2013

London, United Kingdom

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Description: Munster (Sebastian) Totius Africae Tabula & Descriptio Universalis, etiam ultra Ptolemaei Limites Extensa, from Cosmographia, illustrated with a crown and sceptor for various kingdoms, an elephant, birds and a Monoculi (one eyed man), woodcut with hand-colouring, 310 x 390mm. (12 1/4 x 15 1/4 in), central vertical fold, even browning, surface dirt, minor damp-staining, light handling creases, Basel, c.1552

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Munster (Sebastian) Ptolemeisch General Tafeldie

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

October 3, 2013

London, United Kingdom

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Description: Munster (Sebastian) Ptolemeisch General Tafeldie halbe Kugel der Welt begreiffende, the second version by Munster of the world according to Ptolemy, surrounded by 12 windheads, German text and diagram, Die Nammen und Gegneder Wind, verso, woodcut map with hand-colouring, 325 x 355mm., central vertical fold, a small section replaced in lower right corner, [Shirley World 162], Basle, Sebastian Petrie, [1592 or later]

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Munster (Sebastian) Typus Orbis Universalis, map

by Bloomsbury Auctions

July 12, 2013

London, United Kingdom

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Description: Munster (Sebastian) Typus Orbis Universalis, map of the world, on an oval projection, surrounded by windheads and with sea-monsters filling the oceans, woodcut, with the initials of the engraver David Kandel, lower left, 295 x 380mm., central vertical fold, light browning and surface dirt, [Basel], c.1550.

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Munster (Sebastian) Typus Universalis, world map

by Bloomsbury Auctions

July 12, 2013

London, United Kingdom

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Description: Munster (Sebastian) Typus Universalis, world map recut by David Kandel for the 1550 and later editions of the Cosmographia, surrounded by windheads named with banderoles, the oval projection containing a ship and sea monsters, titled above, woodcut map, 280 x 375mm., woodcutter's initials lower left, central vertical fold, Latin text verso within elaborate architectural cartouche, slight browning to each side, [Shirley 92], Basle, 1550 or later.

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Munster (Sebastian) Ptolemeisch General Tafeldie

by Bloomsbury Auctions

July 12, 2013

London, United Kingdom

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Description: Munster (Sebastian) Ptolemeisch General Tafeldie halbe Kugel der Welt begreiffende, the second version by Munster of the world according to Ptolemy, surrounded by 12 windheads, German text and diagram, Die Nammen und Gegneder Wind, verso, woodcut map with hand-colouring, 325 x 355mm., central vertical fold, a small section replaced in lower right corner, [Shirley World 162], Basle, Sebastian Petrie, 1592 or later.

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SEBASTIAN MUNSTER (1488-1552) PTOLEMEISCH GENERAL TAFEL - PTOLEMAIC WORLD uncoloured woodcut: 14 1/4 x 12 1/4 in. (sight size)

by Potomack Company

September 24, 2011

Alexandria, VA, USA

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Description: SEBASTIAN MUNSTER (1488-1552) PTOLEMEISCH GENERAL TAFEL - PTOLEMAIC WORLD uncoloured woodcut: 14 1/4 x 12 1/4 in. (sight size) Framed

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Sebastien Munster world map

by Rachel Davis Fine Arts

September 21, 2013

Cleveland, OH, USA

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Description: Cartographer: Sebastian Munster Title: Das Erst General Inhaltend die Beschreibung und den Circkel des Gantzen Erdtrichs und Mores Subject: World Published: Basel Date: c. 1550 Description: Munster's famous woodblock map introduces the use of Magellan's term ''Mare Pacificum'' to label the ocean beyond the New World. Size: Approx. 11'' x 15'' (28 x 38.5 cm) Color: Original hand color. Condition: Very good; reinforced and restored margin edges. Source: Cosmographia References: Manasek #12; Shirley #92. Provenance: The Goodyear Collection, purchased from Richard B. Arkway, New York (June 1984).

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Munster (Sebastian) - Ptolemaisch general tafel begreissend die Halbe Kugel der Weldt,

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

April 25, 2014

London, United Kingdom

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Description: Munster (Sebastian) - Ptolemaisch general tafel begreissend die Halbe Kugel der Weldt, ptolemaic world map with 12 windheads, from the Cosmographia, woodcut map with hand-colouring, 265 x 340mm., German and Latin text verso with inset architectural title panel, repairs to head and foot of central vertical fold, with a few letters of title supplied in pen facsimile, [Shirley 76], Basle, c.1550 or later.

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Munster (Sebastian) - Totius Africae Tabula & Descriptio Universalis, etiam ultra Ptolemaei Limites Extensa,

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

July 18, 2014

London, United Kingdom

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Description: from Cosmographia, illustrated with a crown and sceptor for various kingdoms, an elephant, birds and a Monoculi (one eyed man), woodcut with hand-colouring, 310 x 390mm. (12 1/4 x 15 1/4 in), central vertical fold, even browning, surface dirt, minor damp-staining, light handling creases, Basel, c.1552

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2 pieces

by Freeman's

March 31, 2011

Philadelphia, PA, USA

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Description: 2 pieces. Jerusalem Views: Woodcut. [Munster, Sebastian.] "Civitas Jerusale." [Typus, Cosmographia, Basel, ca. 1550.] 4to sheet, 10 1/2 x 14 1/4 inches (266 x 360 mm). Minor dampstaining at edges. Jerusalem image 6 x 14 1/2 inches (152 x 368 mm). * Engraving. "Jerusalem." (London), [ca. 1700]. 13 3/4 x 16 inches (300 x 405 mm). Slightly toned. Framed.

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Munster (Sebastian) - Altera Generalis Tab. Secundum Ptol.,

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

July 18, 2014

London, United Kingdom

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Description: for Munster's Geographia, ptolemaic world map surrounded by 12 windheads, title panel above, woodcut map, 265 x 340mm., Latin text verso, central vertical fold, second or later edition with the fine crack in the block to right of centre, [Shirley World 76], Basel, [1541-52].

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Sebastian Munster (1489-1552) Typus Orbis Universalis, 14 x 19.25in.

by Gorringes

June 28, 2012

Lewes, United Kingdom

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Description: Sebastian Munster (1489-1552) coloured engraving, Typus Orbis Universalis, 14 x 19.25in.

Condition Report: Trace of central fold showing vertically down the middle with perhaps a very slight tearing of that fold for the last inch or so, showing approx. 0.5 inch of margin, paper colour a little dull with a few scattered dirt and damp spots, but overall fair. Colouring fairly muted may well be later, possibly an extremely well repaired short tear running 0.75 inch to the left of the central fold from the top margin down approx. 3 inches. In a modern washline mount and glazed gilt frame, mount inset verso and cut away to reveal the centre of the back of the left hand side of the print showing printing in latin but not revealing the back of the fold or margins etc. Not inspected out of frame. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Gorringes Conditions of Sale.

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16TH CENTURY LEAF FROM MUNSTER'S COSMOGRAPHIA

by Burchard Galleries Inc

October 19, 2014

St. Petersburg, FL, USA

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Description: MUNSTER, Sebastian, (German, 1488-1552): From the original 1997 Early American History Auctions Catalog: '' Early leaf from Munster's COSMOGRAPHIAE UNIVERSALIS, Basel, 1552, Very Fine. Printed by Henry Patri. The great silver mines of Joachminsthal, where vast amounts of silver were mined for the first ''dollar'' coins, are depicted in a 2 1/2'' x 5'' wood cut illustration. Text in Latin.''

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MUNSTER, Sebastian, 1568:

by Karamitsos

February 7, 2015

Thessaloniki, Greece

Description: MUNSTER, Sebastian, 1568: "La nouvelle Grece selon toutes les regions & provinces dicelle tant deca que de la lHellespont" woodcut map 34 x 25 cm. on a folded sheet 38.5 x 30.5 cm., from the french edition of "Cosmographia Universalis". Very good condition overall. Ref. Zach. 2438/1579.

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G. M. L. Brown [editor]. Specimens of Woodcuts and Engr

by Heritage Auctions

October 14, 2010

Beverly Hills, CA, USA

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Description: G. M. L. Brown [editor]. Specimens of Woodcuts and Engraving: A Portfolio of Original Leaves Taken From Rare and Notable Illustrated Books. New York: Foliophiles, [1926]. First edition, limited to 120 copies of which this is number 98. 15 printed folders, each containing an original leaf with a woodcut or copper-engraving, set loose in publisher's paper drop-front folding box along with prefatory leaf. Paper label mounted to box front containing title and imprint. Limitation label mounted to verso of lid. A fine set. Beautiful selection of leaves ranging in date from 1485 to 1697. Examples include the Hortus Sanitatis of Johann von Cube, 1517; Pierre Belon's De Aqatilibus, 1553; and Sebastian Munster's Cosmographia Universalis, 1559.

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No Image Available

by Old World Auctions

2008

USA

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Description: Cosmographiae Universalis' Title Pages Sebastian Munster 1550 A (Size: 6.2 x 4.5 inches) A decorative title page featuring a woodcut depiction of Creation, with God presiding in Heaven, and the land and seas below populated with animals and fish. The four corners are adorned with angels at the top and strange creatures at the bottom. On a sheet of Latin text (8.2 x 21.2) with a 12-line woodblock initial.

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MUNSTER, Sebastian, 'Cosmographie Universalis'

by Mallams

2011

United Kingdom

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Description: MUNSTER, Sebastian, 'Cosmographie Universalis' (Bale), Fo. Lacks Frontis & Tp. p. 2-6. 6. 14 Double page maps (1 with tear). 20 Double page Town views including 2 folding (with repairs). Further single page town views, maps and woodcuts in text. (Lacking Maps on pp. 81-84, 87-90, 183-186, 795-798, 939-942.) Last lf. final p. 1160. LIber 1-V1 wdcts. initials. Full cf. worn. hinges weak. Glt. spine. (Def). (see illustration)

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Maps: Sebastian Munster 5 3/4in. x 6in. (14.5 x

by Anderson-Garland

2008

United Kingdom

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Description: Maps: Sebastian Munster 5 3/4in. x 6in. (14.5 x 15.2cm) A miniature map De pago Auentico, vulgo Wiselspurger Gow - woodcut, coloured by hand, early impression. See illustration

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Figura del Mondo Universale World Sebastian Munster 1571  B+

by Old World Auctions

2012

USA

Description: Figura del Mondo Universale World Sebastian Munster 1571 B+ (Size: 15 x 11 inches) This famous woodblock map is presented on an oval projection surrounded by clouds and wind heads with the title above the map. The continents are shown in rough outline only. North America is shown with the large cleft nearly separating the east coast from the continent, often referred to as the Sea of Verazano. What appears to be a large Northwest Passage stretches towards Asia. South ... Low Estimate: $1,900

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SEBASTIAN MUNSTER 'Taprobana', woodcut, with

by Mallams

2014

United Kingdom

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Description: SEBASTIAN MUNSTER 'Taprobana', woodcut, with elephant vignette above title vignette, double page, 30 x 38cms; and another similar 'Arabia', 30 x 58cms (2)

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[ Maps ] Typus Orbis Terrarum, ad Imitationem Universalis Gerhardi Mercatoris. World Matthias von Kinckelbach Quad 1597 (Size: 12.5 x 8. 5 inches)

by Old World Auctions

2003

USA

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Description: [ Maps ] Typus Orbis Terrarum, ad Imitationem Universalis Gerhardi Mercatoris. World Matthias von Kinckelbach Quad 1597 (Size: 12.5 x 8. 5 inches) "Quad's version of Mercator's planispherical map of 1569, with the addition of the figure of Christ in an oval frame in the top left quadrant of the map. The North American continent is shown overly large and South America is depicted with the incorrect bulge on the western coast. Quad also retains..."

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Typus Universalis World Sebastian Munster 1540

by Old World Auctions

2007

USA

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Description: Typus Universalis World Sebastian Munster 1540 First state of Munster's 'modern' map of the world presented on an oval projection surrounded by vigorous clouds and wind heads. North America is shown with the large cleft nearly separating the east coast from the continent, often referred to as the Sea Size: 13.5 x 10.25 inches

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[ Books ] World (Typus Orbis Universalis), Sebastian Munster, Cosmographia, ca. 1550. 15 x 10.2in. (FC) Second state of this famous early,

by Old World Auctions

2002

USA

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Description: [ Books ] World (Typus Orbis Universalis), Sebastian Munster, Cosmographia, ca. 1550. 15 x 10.2in. (FC) Second state of this famous early, woodblock, map of the "modern" world. Oval projection surrounded by clouds and windheads with the title above the map. The continents are shown in rough outline only. North America is shown with the large cleft nearly separating the east coast from the continent, often referred to as the "Sea of Verazano." What appears to be a large Northwest Passage stretches towards Asia. South America has a very strange shape as well. In Africa, the Nile is prominently shown with its twin sources beginning in a range of southern mountains. The mythical islands of Grisonum and Calensuan are placed in the proximity of Australia, where there is also the label Mare Pacificum A sailing ship and several fierce sea monsters occupy the oceans. Initials of the engraver David Kandel in lower left-hand corner and Latin title on verso. Ref: Shirley #92. Overall even toning with a tiny tear in bottom margin and some spotting on verso. Close margin at right (just to neatline at bottom), as issued. (B)

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Typus Universalis Terrae, Iuxta Modernorum

by Old World Auctions

2007

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Description: Typus Universalis Terrae, Iuxta Modernorum Distinctionem et Extensionem per Regna et Provincias World Peter Apianus 1583 This scarce early map is based on the now lost world map of Gemma Frisius [1540]. The world is presented in a cordiform projection on a cloud background filled with mythical figures and wind heads. One of the deities sports the design of the Holy Roman E Size: 11 x 7.5 inches

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Sebastian Munster 5 3/4in. x 6in. (14.5 x 15.2cm)

by Anderson-Garland

2008

United Kingdom

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Description: Sebastian Munster 5 3/4in. x 6in. (14.5 x 15.2cm) A miniature map "De pago Auentico, vulgo Wiselspurger Gow" - woodcut, coloured by hand, early impression.

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Sebastian Munster 'La description de Souabe et de

by Halls Fine Art

2010

United Kingdom

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Description: Sebastian Munster 'La description de Souabe et de Baviere' wood block print, published circa 1552, unframed, 26cm x 34.5cm

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Typus Orbis Universalis World Sebastian Munster

by Old World Auctions

2008

USA

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Description: Typus Orbis Universalis World Sebastian Munster 1550 B (Size: 15 x 10.2 inches) This is the second state of this famous early, woodblock map of the modern world. The oval projection is surrounded by clouds and wind heads with the title above the map. The continents are shown in rough outline only. North America is shown with a large waterway, often referred to as the Sea of Verrazano, nearly separating the east coast from the continent. What appears to be a large ...

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Figura del Mondo Universale World Sebastian Munster 1571  B+

by Old World Auctions

2013

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Description: Figura del Mondo Universale World Sebastian Munster 1571 B+ (Size: 15 x 11.3 inches) This famous woodblock map is presented on an oval projection surrounded by clouds and wind heads with the title above the map. The continents are shown in rough outline only. North America is shown with the large cleft nearly separating the east coast from the continent, often referred to as the Sea of Verazano. What appears to be a large Northwest Passage stretches towards Asia. South ...

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Typus Universalis World  Sebastian Munster 1545  B+

by Old World Auctions

2012

USA

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Description: Typus Universalis World Sebastian Munster 1545 B+ First State of Munster's World Map First state of Munster's 'modern' map of the world presented on an oval projection surrounded by vigorous clouds and wind heads. North America is shown with the large cleft nearly separating the east coast from the continent, often referred to as the Sea of Verrazano, and a Northwest Passage stretches towards Asia with a note in Latin that it leads to the Moluccas. The lands in the Arctic...

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[ World Maps, Title Pages, Celestial Charts ] World (Mappa Geographica Universalis in Plano et Figura Quadrata / Mappa Geographica Universalis

by Old World Auctions

2005

USA

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Description: [ World Maps, Title Pages, Celestial Charts ] World (Mappa Geographica Universalis in Plano et Figura Quadrata / Mappa Geographica Universalis Figurae Oviformis), Scherer, Atlas Novus, Munich, [1710]. 7.3 x 8.7in. (HC) Two world maps of different projections: planar at top and oval at bottom. Each shows only major geographical features and the island of California. Ref: Shirley #635. Small stain in bottom margin, not affecting image. (A)

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by Old World Auctions

2005

USA

Description: Figura del Mondo Universale World Sebastian Munster 1558 (Size: 15 x 10.2 inches) "Second state of this famous early woodblock map of the "modern" world. Oval projection surrounded by clouds and wind heads with the title above the map. The continents are shown in rough outline only. North America is shown with the large cleft nearly separating the east coast from the continent,..."

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Typus Orbis Terrarum, ad Imitationem Universalis Gerhardi Mercatoris' World  Matthias von Kinckelbach Quad 1597  A

by Old World Auctions

2012

USA

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Description: Typus Orbis Terrarum, ad Imitationem Universalis Gerhardi Mercatoris' World Matthias von Kinckelbach Quad 1597 A Quad's version of Mercator's planispherical map of 1569, with the addition of the figure of Christ in an oval frame in the top left quadrant of the map. The North American continent is shown overly large and South America is depicted with the incorrect bulge on the western coast. Quad also retains the mythical islands of Groclant, Thule, Frischlant, and S. Brandam around Greenland....

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