Auction 115, Lot 643

"Tabula Asiae II", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Caucasus and Central Asia

Period: 1571 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13 x 10 inches
33 x 25.4 cm

Woodblock Ptolemaic map of ancient Sarmatia (Caucasus and Crimean regions) located northeast of the Black Sea. Mountain ranges dominate the map and 3 gates are shown in the Caucasus Mountains. The Alexandri Columns are shown in present day Georgia. Latin text on verso.

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Condition: A

Attractive later color, slight show through of text from verso.

Estimate: $230 - $275

Sold for: $275

Closed on 6/21/2006

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