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Lindaw Germany Old woodcut map Seb. Munster 1564
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Lindaw Old 16th-century antique woodcut map in birds-eye view of the city and surrounding area.

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Lindaw Germany old woodcut map Sebastian Munster 1564 

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Description: Lindaw Old 16th-century antique woodcut map in birds-eye view of the city and surrounding area.
The map is a 450 years old woodblock print, hand colored from Sebastian Munsters Cosmographia, one of the most successful and popular books of the 16th century.

Sebastian Munster (1488-1552)
was a German writer, historicus, mapmaker, cartographer, cosmographer born in Ingelheim Germany.
Münster completed his studies at the Universität Tübingen in 1518 led by Johannes Stöffler.

Munster published two books, an edition of Ptolemy's Geographia, in 1540, with 48 double-page woodcut maps, and his Cosmographia, published in 1544, which contained upwards of five hundred woodcuts, including 24 double-page maps.

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Size:
Sheet app.: 40 x 32 cm. 15.75 x 12.5 inches.
Image app. : 36 x 27 cm. 14.25x 10.5 inches.
Condition : Overall view very good, fold as published, Small skillful marginal repair.