Auction 125, Lot 721

"[Holy Land]", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1560 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

6.8 x 10.3 inches
17.3 x 26.2 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 #528A.

Condition: A

Some faint foxing in blank margins.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $130

Closed on 9/24/2008