"Tabula Asiae V", Munster, Sebastian
Subject: Persia - Iran
Period: 1540 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
13.6 x 10 inches
34.5 x 25.4 cm
A Ptolemaic woodblock map of ancient Persia, the region between the Persian Gulf and the Caspian Sea, naming Babylon and Mesopotamia as well as several ancient religious sites. Latin text and elaborate woodcut on verso.
Fine impression and color with marginal soiling.