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Publisher: BÜNTING, H.
Title: Africa Tertia pars Terrae.
Published in: Magdeburg, ca. 1581
   
Size: 10.2 x 13.3 inches.
26.0 x 33.8 cm.
Colouring:

Uncoloured.
Condition: Paper slightly age toned with two small wormholes filled in. . Generally in good condition. Good margins. German text on verso.
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This map of Africa has an unusual shape, tapering to a narrow angle in the south. Numerous rivers appear in West Africa and as tributaries to the Nile, and mountain chains and various kingdoms are mentioned. The sea is engraved in narrow wavy lines, with a galleon, a merman and above him a sea-bird. Bünting's work Itinerarium Sacrae Scriptura was essentially a theological commentary with other maps of great curiosity. German text on verso.
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Reference: Norwich/ Stone, Africa, map 17.



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