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[Woodcut map of Africa]

image of Affrica Tretj Dje Ofressetu Zemsteho.

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BÜNTING, Heinrich.
Affrica Tretj Dje Ofressetu Zemsteho. Daniel Adam Z Weleslavina, Prague, c.1592, Czech edition. Woodcut, printed area 255 x 340mm. Some small cracks in the paper, bottom centerfold restored, right margin with some restorations.Good inmpression.
An attractive woodcut of Africa from the rare Czech edition of the "Itinerarum Sacræ Scripturæ", the mythical kingdom of Prester John is marked as is the source of the Nile which was pure conjecture at this time. Also marked is the land of the "elephant-eaters" (Elephantophagi) Norwich Map 17; Betz 26.
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