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Auction 96, Lot 397

"Tabula Asiae IX", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Southern Asia

Period: 1542 (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: B

Light toning along fold with tissue reinforcement on verso. Tiny tear in margin.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/12/2001

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