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Egypt Pyramids antique woodcut print by Sebastian Munster 1570



Titel: Pyramides Egypti.


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gypt Pyramids antique woodcut print byMunster 1570

Titel: Pyramides Egypti.

Pyramids of Egypt, early 16th century woodblock print with description.
Origin The Cosmographia printed in Basel by Heinrich Petri.

Auteur: Sebastian Munster 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.

Size sheet app.: 32 x 21 cm. 12.5 x 8.25 inches.
Condition : View overall very good, text Old German.