Auction 149, Lot 615

"Tabula Asiae V", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Persia - Iran

Period: 1540 (circa)

Publication: Geographia

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.


Condition: A

Fine impression and color with marginal soiling.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $250

Closed on 5/21/2014