Freising antique woodcut Germany Sebastian Münster 1572
Title: Die Statt Freising
Description: Freising Germany, Old antique woodcut by Sebastian Münster 1572. published by Heinrich Petri in The Cosmographia Basel 1572.
Sebastian Munster, one of the most important and famous mapmakers of the mid-sixteenth century, 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. We sell guaranteed Absolutely Original authentic Maps and Prints. A Certificate of Authenticity ( COA ) will be supplied on request.
Size: sheet app.: 41 x 34 cm. 16.25 x 13.25 inches. Condition : Overall very good, fold as published. (Rare Woodcut of two pieces of wood)