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Sebastian Münster:  [Iran, Eastern Iraq] Tabula Asiae V

Maps of the Middle East


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Title: [Iran, Eastern Iraq] Tabula Asiae V

Map Maker: Sebastian Münster

Place / Date: Basel / 1542

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 13.5 x 10 inches

Condition: VG

Price: $395.00

Inventory ID: 49029


Description:

Important early map of the region between the Persian Gulf and the Caspian Sea, published in the 1542 edition of Munster's Geographia.

The map extends from the Tigris River and the Euphrates River in modern day Iraq (including Babylonia) to Hecatompylon regia (Qumis, Iran), Hyrcania and the Masdoranus Mountains.

Centered on  Persepolis (Takht-e-Jamshid), Ecbatana and Arsacia (Rey, Iran).


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