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Auction 132, Lot 585

"[Holy Land]", Munster/Petri

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1578 (published)

Publication: Cosmographia oder beschreibung Aller Lander…

Color: Hand Color

6.7 x 10.3 inches
17 x 26.2 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: A

Light stains in the blank margins, else fine.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $110

Closed on 6/2/2010