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Lindau Lindaw Bodensee Germany Woodcut by Munster c1570
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Lindau antique woodcut from Sebastian Muenster’s Cosmographia.

 

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Lindau Germany antique woodcut Lindaw by Munster 1570

Titel: Lindaw Lake Constance Bodensee.

Lindau antique woodcut from Sebastian Muenster’s Cosmographia

Sebastian Munster (1488-1552) was 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.

16th - 17th - 18th - 19th Century maps & atlases & prints.
ORIGINAL ANTIQUE MAPS, HAND OR UNCOLORED.

Size sheet app.: 43 x 35.5 cm. 17 x 14 inches.
Image app. : 36 x 27 cm. 14 x 10.5 inches.
Good condition for a more than 400 years old map, light browned, creases in border with repair.