"Tabula Asiae IX", Munster, Sebastian
Subject: Southern Asia
Period: 1542 (circa)
Color: Black & White
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.
Light toning along fold with tissue reinforcement on verso. Tiny tear in margin.