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Gallery: Catalog: Details List 106-25

[World] Schedel, Secunda etas mundi. Nuremberg, 1493. Map 12 x 17; overall 14 x 20 with captions and panel of grotesque creatures. BW. VG. From the Latin edition of the Nuremberg Chronicle, depicting the three known continents and their "patrons," Shem, Ham and Jephet, the sons of Noah. Among the earliest obtainable world maps. A pre-Columbian depiction of the world Columbus was returning from his first voyage as this map was in the press. Brown, The World Encompassed, 44, plate XII; Shirley 19. Sold

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