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Basel: Heinrich Petri, 1552. Map. Uncolored woodcut. Sheet measures 12.5" x 16". This 1552 map of central Asia by Sebastian Munster is also one of the most famous monster maps of the 16th century. Spans northward from India and the Ganges River. Cartographically based on Claudius Ptolemy's "Geographia", the map includes the Ganges, Schythia, the Anthropophagi region and China. The regions of Scythia Intra Imaum and Scythia Extra Imaun are identified. The region of Scythia, as it was known during.....
Norwalk: Easton, 2003. Illustrated in color and black and white by Everett Henry. 257 pages, tall 8vo, gilt stamped black leather, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers. Norwalk: Easton Press, (2003). Gilt edges a bit scuffed and gilt on covers partially discolored, else a near fine copy. The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written series.
New York: Bell Publishing Company, 1968. Lightly illustrated in b/w. 256 pages. 8vo, orange boards, d.w. New York: Bell Publishing Company, (1968). A very good copy--pages toned, outer edges a touch foxed, small yellow remainder mark--in a very good(-) wrapper, sunned and edgeworn, handwriting on front flap.