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