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Antique map of the Ptolemaic world by Munster S.

Item number:08103
Category:Antique maps > world and polar regions
Price: SOLD

Typus Orbis a Ptol. descriptus - Munster S., 1542. First Munster woodblock.

Antique map of the Ptolemaic World by Munster S.

Date of the first edition: 1540 
Date of this map: 1542

Size: 25.5 x 34cm (9.8 x 13.1 inches)
Verso text: Latin
Condition: Some creasing and discoloration along centrefold, tear skilfully restored, hardly noticeable.
Condition Rating: B
References: Karrow, 58/74; Shirley (World), 76.

From: Geographia Universalis, Vetus et Nova, complectens Claidii Prolemaei Alexandrini enarrationis libros VIII. Basel, Heinrich Petri, 1542.

The woodcut border surrounding the type of the verso is the work of Hans Holbein.

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