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    Sebastian Münster. Americae Sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descriptio. Basel: circa 1590. Original map.

    More Information: Sebastian Münster. Americae Sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descriptio. Basel: circa 1590. Original woodcut map from later German editions of Münster's Cosmographia; updating his 1540 map and relying on Ortelius's design, including the bulge in South America. Two pages (14.0625 x 17.0625 inches; 358 x 433 mm.). Full hand-coloring; black letter text on recto of the first leaf, with headpiece. Marginal paper repairs; edges toned; light wear along the center fold, paper slightly thinning. Very good.

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    September, 2018
    13th Thursday
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