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Lot 0002
  • Title/Content of Map: World
  • Date: 1493
  • Material/Medium: Woodblock engraving
  • Size: 18x25”

    The oldest decorative world map that’s obtainable. Map shows 12 wind heads, shows the three sons of Noah, and seven mythology races of mankind. With 14 more on verso. From the German edition of which only 343 intact copies exist. Last great world map published which predates Columbus’s voyages Indian Ocean still shown landlocked. 3 sons of Noah, Japhet, Shem, and Ham Total 21 bizzare and mythical races of people’s thought to inhabit the remote corners of the world. Excellent condition.

    Reserve: $7,500.00

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    Ships from verified Jasper52 seller #27042 in New York
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    New York, NY, USA
    Auction Curated By:
    Steve Kovacs
    Maps Expert