Auction 123, Lot 671

"[Holy Land]", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1582 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographiae Universalis

Color: Hand Color

Size:
6.5 x 10.25 inches
16.5 x 26 cm

This is a graphic woodblock map of the Holy Land covering from southern Turkey to the Nile Delta and prominently including Cyprus . The River Jordan has two sources according to the medieval conception, with the name of the river composed from the two names: Jor and Dan. There are two inset panels of German text. German text on verso.

References: Laor #528D.

Condition: A

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $350

Closed on 2/20/2008

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