Cosmographia Fetches More Than £2.1 Million

Cosmographia Wow. The 1477 Cosmographia, which was expected to fetch £1-1½ million at auction yesterday, instead sold for £2.136 million to an unnamed collector (AP, Reuters). That’s more than any other antique map or atlas has ever gone for at an auction. Via Map the Universe.

See previous entry: Cosmographia Auctioned.

Update, Oct. 21: More on the auction from Map the Universe.