Die Statt Landaw Woodcut Landou Sebastian Münster 1547
Titel: Die Statt Landaw
Description: Early 16th-century birds-eye view antique woodcut of Landau in der Pfalz Germany.
Sebastian Munster 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.
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: Size sheet app.: 45 x 36 cm. 17.5 x 14 Inches Image app. : 34 x 23 cm. 13.5 x 9 inches. Condition : Nice map in good condition, marginal soiling, edges browned wit chipping.