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Thionvill Diedenhofen Diddenuewen France Woodcut 17th Century Munster
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France Thionville, old woodcut Sebastian Munster

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Auteur: Sebastian Munster.

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France Thionville, old woodcut Sebastian Munster

Thionville, old 16th century woodcut of the old Town with fortifications and water ways The 13th-century castle, were built by the counts of Luxembourg.
Thionville was taken from the Spaniards by Louis II de Bourbon, 4e prince de Condé, in 1643.

Auteur: 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.

Size:
Sheet app.: 8 x 13 inches. 20 x 33 cm.
Condition: Very good.