Auction 93, Lot 335

"Africa mit seinen befundern Landern…", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Africa

Period: 1550 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographia Universalis

Color: Black & White

6.2 x 5 inches
15.7 x 12.7 cm

Small woodblock map of the continent on a sheet of German text. It depicts the Nile's origins in twin lakes located near the "Montes Lunae". It excludes the Horn of Africa and the Cape of Good Hope, but many kingdoms of Central and North Africa are shown.

References: Norwich #5.

Condition: A

Minor dampstain in margins.

Estimate: $240 - $260

Sold for: $200

Closed on 12/6/2000