11-13-2011 11-13-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2571B Boston
November 13, 2011 11:00 AMCalender
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(Maps and Charts, World Projection), Muenster, Sebastian (1489-1552)

$2,489$2,100
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2571B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 13, 2011 11:00AM

Description:

(Maps and Charts, World Projection), Muenster, Sebastian (1489-1552), Typus Orbis Universalis, [Basel, 1552 or later], woodblock folio print with hand coloring, with Latin text to verso, 12 3/8 x 15 1/8 in., edge toning and likely trimmed). Shirley 92.

Note: This map represents the first use of the Magellan term "Mare pacificum" and the earliest depiction of the Northeast using the Verrazananian concepts.
Estimate $2,000-3,000