Antique Woodcut Map of Italy with Sicilia by Sebastian Munster (1561)
Title: Italia Mit Dreyen Furnemesten Inseln, Corsica, Sardinia, Und Sicilia
Description: 1561 antique woodcut map of Italy with Sicilia by Sebastian Munster. This beautifully crafted map showcases the Italian peninsula along with the three distinguished islands of Corsica, Sardinia, and Sicily. Original antique map with sea monsters and a sailing ship, issued in Cosmographia Book III, published by Henricus Petrus 1561.
Cartographer: 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.
Publisher: Henricus Petrus (1508–1579) and his son Sebastian Henric Petri (1546, Basel – 1627, Basel) headed the printer shop of Basel (Basilea in Latin), called Officina Henricpetrina.
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Size app.: Sheet:. 13.55 x 15.5 inches. (34 x 39 cm.) Condition: Nice map in overall good condition with traces of age.(some tiny worm holes closed)
Collection: Klaas Karl Kee - Historical Map Collection.