"Die Eigentliche und Warhafftige Gestalt der Erden und des Meeres. Cosmographia Universalis", Bunting, Heinrich
Subject: Ancient World
Period: 1581-1594 (circa)
Publication: Itinerarium Sacrae Scripturae
Color: Black & White
14.2 x 10.7 inches
36.1 x 27.2 cm
Woodblock map of the three continents of the Old World with their principal cities and major geographical features. Jerusalem is located at the center of the map. A bit of South America is shown in lower left, and a landmass is shown in the approximate location of Australia marked India Meridonalis. The oceans are fully engraved and filled with sea monsters.
References: Shirley #143.
Toned with a couple of dark spots. Sound paper. Would benefit greatly from a professional cleaning.