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