Germany Old Town Battle maps

Viewed products

Cartographers

Newsletter

Lübeck Schleswig Holstein Antique Woodcut Munster 1574
Move your mouse over image or click to enlarge

Lübeck Schleswig Holstein Antique Woodcut Munster 1574

Germany

Used

Historic city map of Lübeck.

More details

$220.00 Free Shipment

More info

Lübeck Schleswig Holstein Antique Woodcut Münster 1574

Title: Lübeck

Description: Historic city map of Lübeck; with a putto at left holding the arms of the city; another among the clouds at right holding a tablet with the town's name; illustration to the German edition of Sebastian Münster, 'Cosmographia', Basle: Heinrich Petri.

Fine attractive hand colored woodcut, 440 years old.

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.

Authentic Antique Old Maps & Prints from the past
See our historic maps of the Centuries of the World continents.

16th -17th -18th-19th Century maps & atlases & prints.
We sell guaranteed Absolutely Original authentic Maps and Prints.
We ship our antique items across the world.

Size:
Size sheet app.: 41 x 34 cm. 16.25 x 13.25 inches.
Condition : View overall very good, fold as published, text old German.