1585 Bünting - Africa Tertia Pars Terrae [Mountains of the Moon]

Bünting's 1585 woodcut map of Africa with Mountains of the Moon and mythical cities

Title:

Africa Tertia Pars Terrae

Map maker:

Heinrich Bünting

Place and Year:

Leipzig, 1585

Dimensions:

30.5 x 36. 8 (12 x 14.5 in)

Technique:

Woodblock printing

Coloring:

Uncolored

Condition Rating:

VG

875.00
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DETAILS

Rare map of Africa with an unusual shape, tapering to a point in the south.

CONDITION NOTES

Browning throughout as is common for Bünting maps; some tears.

IDENTIFIER

NL-00066

REFERENCES

Betz #24.3; Norwich #17; Tooley (MCC-29) #141.

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