Auction 140, Lot 694

"[Asia Minor]", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Turkey

Period: 1578 (published)

Publication: Cosmographia

Color: Black & White

7.3 x 5.5 inches
18.5 x 14 cm

Simple woodblock map showing the ancient regions within Asia Minor including Mysia, Ionia, Galatia, Capadocia, Lycaonia, Pamphylia, Armenia, Cilicia and Lycia. A large sea monster lurks in the Mediterranean off the island of Cyprus. The map is on a full sheet of German text (8. x 13"), with more text and several decorative engravings on the verso.


Condition: B+

A few faint spots and marginal soiling.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 5/23/2012