Auction 146, Lot 625

"[Asia Minor]", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Middle East

Period: 1578 (published)

Publication: Cosmographia

Color: Black & White

Size:
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.

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Condition: B+

A few faint spots and marginal soiling.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/4/2013

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