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BORDEAUX FRANCE ANTIQUE MAP STATT BOURDEAUX OLD WOODCUT MUNSTER 1570
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Bordeaux France Antique Woodcut Map Sebastian Munster 1550

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Early 16th-century woodcut birds-eye view of Bordeaux France.

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Bordeaux France Antique Woodcut Map Sebastian Munster 1550

Titel: Statt Bourdeaux.

Early 16th-century woodcut birds-eye view of Bordeaux France

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 33 cm. 15.5 x 13 inches
Image app. 31 x 10 cm. 12.25 x 4 inches.
Condition : Overall very good, 2 marginal pinprick wormholes, fold as published.