Persia, Sagdiana, Saca old woodcut by Münster 1550
Description: Asia Minor, 16th century woodcut with two prints between the text. Chapters: Sagdiana, Saca, De terries Asia Minoris, Aria, Paropanisadae, Drangiana…, Scythia Asiatica…
Cartographer / Mapmaker: Sebastian Munster (1488-1552) Sebastian worked as a lecturer at the University of the Franciscan Order in Tübingen, where he studied astrology to the famous astronomer Johannes Stöffler. in addition to his main work, the Cosmographia, Sebastian Munster wrote some very extensive work in the field of Hebrew studies, natural science, geography, and theology.
The Cosmographia was published in 46 editions. In German between 1544 and 1628, in Latin between 1550 and1559, in Italian in 1558 and in French in 1575.
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Size leaf app.: 8 x 12 inches. (20 x 30 cm.) Condition : very good with a tiny wormhole outside text.