Auction 130, Lot 662

"[Holy Land]", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1560 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographia Universalis

Color: Black & White

Size:
6.8 x 10.4 inches
17.3 x 26.4 cm

This graphic woodblock map of the Holy Land covers the region from southern Turkey to the Nile Delta and prominently includes 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.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $75

Closed on 12/2/2009

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