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Auction 126, Lot 674

"[Asia Minor]", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Turkey

Period: 1578 (published)

Publication: Cosmographey

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.3 x 5.5 inches
18.5 x 14 cm
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Simple woodblock map showing the ancient regions within Asia Minor including Mysia, Ionia, Galatia, Capadocia, Lycaonia, Pamphylia, Armenia, Cilicia and Lycia. A large sea monster lurks in the Mediterranean off the island of Cyprus. The map is on a full sheet of German text (8. x 13"), with more text on the verso.

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Condition: B+

Lightly toned with a worm hole near neatline at right and another in the top margin.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 12/3/2008

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