Frankfurt Sebastian Munster Franckfüre an der Ober Old Town Plan 1548
Titel: Franckfüre an der Ober
Description: Frankfurt in 1548 Old antique woodcut by Sebastian Munster published in one of the first editions of the Cosmographia (the earliest German description of the world.)
Mapmaker: Sebastian Munster was 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.
Munster 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.
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Size: Sheet app.: 41 x 32 cm. 16.25 x12.75 inches. Image app. : 29 x 20 cm. 11.25 x 8 inches. Condition : Nice map in good condition.