Venice Battle of Modon Ottoman Battle Sebastian Munster 1550
The Battle of Modon took place in August 1500 during the war of 1499–1503 between the Ottoman Empire and the Republic of Venice.
The leaf is original, genuine authentically and not an reproduction.
Mapmaker: Sebastian Munster (1488-1552) is one of the most important and famous mapmakers of the mid-sixteenth century, and 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. The Cosmographia was published in 46 editions. In German between 1544 and 1628, in Latin between 1550 and 1559, in Italian in 1558 and in French in 1575.
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Size leaf app.: 31 x 20.5 cm. 12 x 8 inches. Condition: Overall good paper light browned.