Auction 93, Lot 298

"Tabula Asiae IX", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Southern Asia

Period: 1540 (circa)

Publication: Geographia

Color: Black & White

Size:
13 x 9.9 inches
33 x 25.1 cm

Woodblock Ptolemaic map covering most of present-day Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan. Bold mountain ranges divide the regions and the major cities are shown in castle form. Latin text on verso, with decorative illustrations.

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Condition: A

Couple of worm holes in bottom margin and a bit of one corner missing, well away from the map.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $180

Closed on 12/6/2000

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