Lindau on Lake Constance Germany old woodcut Seb. Munster 1570
Titel: Lindow. Die Statt Lindau am Bodensee auff einer freyen Inseln gelegen gerings umb mit Wasser umbgeben.
Description: Lindau on Lake Constance Germany. Old woodcut print in hand coloring. The city, formerly was a free imperial city (until 1806), located on the eastern shore of Lake Constance in the border triangle of Germany-Austria-Switzerland.
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.
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.
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Size: Size sheet app.: 39 x 29 cm. 15.5 x 11.5 inches. Image app. : 36 x 27 cm. 14.25 x 10.75 inches. Condition : Overall very good, short borders, fold as published