Auction 122, Lot 695

"[Holy Land and Cyprus]", Munster/Petri

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Cosmography

Color: Hand Color

Size:
6.8 x 10.3 inches
17.3 x 26.2 cm

Woodblock map of the Holy Land and Cyprus, covering from southern Turkey to the Red Sea. The Jordan River is shown with two sources. According to medieval conception, the name was composed from the names of those sources: Jor and Dan. There are two inset panels of German text.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/5/2007

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