Basel, Switserland Theater Ruins Old Woodcut Seb. Munster 1544
Original woodcut by Sebastian Munster.
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.
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Size app.: 12.5 x 8 inch – 32 x 20.5 cm Image app.: 5 x 3.9 inch – 12.5 x 10 cm Condition: View good, water stained in border, wormholes top right-hand.