1574 Münster - [Asia Minor]

SOLD: 1574 Woodcut map of Asia Minor with Constantinople

Title:

[Asia Minor]

Map maker:

Sebastian Münster

Place and Year:

Basel, c. 1574

Dimensions:

12.5 x 18 cm (4.9 x 7.1 in)

Technique:

Woodblock printing

Coloring:

Hand colored

Condition Rating:

VG

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DETAILS

Early, attractive hand-colored map of Turkey, with an un-named Cyprus in the lower right corner. This map comes from the German edition of Sebastian Münster's Cosmographey oder beschreibung aller Länder, published in 1574 in Basel by Heinrich Petri.

A very good copy with a strong and clear impression.

Verso text: German.

CONDITION NOTES

Cut out from a larger sheet. Tiny hole in map underlaid.

IDENTIFIER

NL-00247

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