"[Holy Land]", Munster, Sebastian
Subject: Holy Land
Period: 1580 (circa)
Publication: Cosmographiae Universalis
Color: Hand Color
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.
Soil and pencil marks in margins. There is a small hole at top that has been infilled.