Auction 126, Lot 682

"[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.

Condition: B+

Soil and pencil marks in margins. There is a small hole at top that has been infilled.

Estimate: $130 - $160

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/3/2008