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Auction 118, Lot 772

"[Ancient Middle East]", Munster/Petri

Subject: Near and Middle East

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Cosmographia

Color: Hand Color

Size:
6.5 x 7.5 inches
16.5 x 19.1 cm

This woodcut map covers the region from ancient Scythia, the Black and Caspian Seas, through the Red Sea, Arabia and the Persian Gulf. In the Ptolemaic style, the map presents the rivers, seas, rope-like mountain ranges and the major cities with ancient place names. Printed on a full sheet (8.2 x 13.4") of German text.

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Condition: A

Some light spots in margins and text.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $240

Closed on 3/6/2007

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