Lyon France Die Stadt Leon Cosmographia Sebastian Munster 1550
Title: Die Stadt Leon.
Description: Early 17th-century France old woodcut map in birds-eye view of Lyon, a walled French city with fortifications and a beautiful Coat of Arm of the city adorns in top, and an indication box below the town. Taken from The Cosmographia by Sebastian Munster, German 1550 edition.
The Cosmographia is the earliest German description of the world.
Author: Sebastian Munster a German writer, historicus, mapmaker, cartographer, cosmographer born in Ingelheim Germany. Münster completed his studies at the Universität Tübingen in 1518 led by Johannes Stöffler.
Publisher: Heinrich Petri (1508-24.4.1579) Basel. Working with his stepfather Sebastian Münster, Heinrich Peteri became one of the most important Hebraica and map printers of his time.
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Size: Sheet app.: 17.5 x 14 inches. 45 x 36 cm. Image app.: 13 x 10 inches. 33 x 25 cm. Condition : Nice map in very good condition, center fold as published.