Auction 129, Lot 719

"[Holy Land]", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1560 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographia Universalis

Color: Hand Color

6.8 x 10.4 inches
17.3 x 26.4 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 #528.

Condition: B

Lightly toned with tears in a couple of corners, closed on verso with archival tape

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $70

Closed on 9/23/2009