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1598 Munster Map of Africa -- [Africa]

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1598 Munster Map of Africa -- [Africa]

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  • Title: 1598 Munster Map of Africa -- [Africa]
  • Cartographer: S Munster
  • Year / Place: 1598 c., Basel
  • Map Dimension (in.): 5 X 6.1 in.

    This is an excellent woodblock map of most of Africa. It shows the Nile's supposed source in twin lakes originating in the Motes Lunae, or Mountains of the Moon, based on Ptolemy's account of the region. Many kingdoms of central and north Africa are shown. Place names are in Latin. There is a curious scene of man roasting another man on a spit and a battle scene on the verso with German text. It is from Munster's Cosmographia.

    Reserve: $100.00

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  • Condition
    Very good. Slight soiling. Uncolored.
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    1598 Munster Map of Africa -- [Africa]

    Estimate $120 - $150
    May 18
    Starting Price $70
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    Lot 0051 Details

    Description
    ...
  • Title: 1598 Munster Map of Africa -- [Africa]
  • Cartographer: S Munster
  • Year / Place: 1598 c., Basel
  • Map Dimension (in.): 5 X 6.1 in.

    This is an excellent woodblock map of most of Africa. It shows the Nile's supposed source in twin lakes originating in the Motes Lunae, or Mountains of the Moon, based on Ptolemy's account of the region. Many kingdoms of central and north Africa are shown. Place names are in Latin. There is a curious scene of man roasting another man on a spit and a battle scene on the verso with German text. It is from Munster's Cosmographia.

    Reserve: $100.00

    Shipping:
  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $15.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
  • International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination.
  • Combined shipping: Please ask about combined shipping for multiple lots before bidding.
  • Location: This item ships from Ohio

    Your purchase is protected:
    Photos, descriptions, and estimates were prepared with the utmost care by a fully certified expert and appraiser. All items in this sale are guaranteed authentic.

    In the rare event that the item did not conform to the lot description in the sale, Jasper52 specialists are here to help. Buyers may return the item for a full refund provided you notify Jasper52 within 5 days of receiving the item.
  • Condition
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    Very good. Slight soiling. Uncolored.

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