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Koblenz Germany antique woodcut Seb. Münster 1550
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Koblenz Germany antique woodcut Seb. Münster 1578



Johan ex Com ab Isenburg Arch trevi. Princeps Elector a 1549

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Koblenz Germany antique woodcut print Sebastian Münster

Titel: Der Statt Cobolentz am Rhein und an der Mosel gelegen, ware contrafehtung sampt umbligender landschafft.
Iohan. Ex Com Ab Isenburg Arch Trevir. Princeps Elector An 1549.

Original woodcut by Hans Rudolf Manuel from the German "Cosmographey" by Sebastian Münster, published by Henric Petri (ca. 1578).
The map shows an monogram in right lower corner RMD (Hans Rudolf Manuel German), the Coat of arms of the Archbishop Elector Johann von Isenburg.

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.
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.

Size: sheet app.: 42 x 37 cm. 16.5 x 14.5 inches.
Condition : Overall very good, fold as published, text Old German.