Old antique map of World by H. Bünting
|Category:||Antique maps > world and polar regions|
|Price:||1500 Euro ($1620 / £1260)|
Die eigentliche und warhafftige gestalt der Erden und des Meers. - H. Bünting, 1581
Old world map by H. Bünting.
Second world map of Bünting's Itinerarium. America appears in the lower left-hand corner.
Size: 27.5 x 36.5cm (10.7 x 14.2 inches)
Verso text: German
Condition Rating: A+
References: Shirley (World), 143.
From: Itinerarium Sacrae Scriptura . . . Magdeburg, 1581- ....
This is one of ten maps in Bünting's Itinerarium, in which the author, a theological commentator, rewrote the Bible as an illustrated travel book. Other maps in the series bear out his imaginative approach to cartography, which pictures the World in the form of a cloverleaf, Europe as the Queen of the World, and Asia as Pegasus.