Description: 16th century woodcut leaf of port of Neptunum (Nettuno, south of Rome) published in the 'Cosmographia' by Sebastian Münster.
Cartographer / Mapmaker: 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, Sebastian Munster wrote some very extensive work in the field of Hebrew studies, natural science, geography, and theology.
Publisher Heinrich Petri Basel.
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 leaf app.: 8.5 x 12.5 inches. (21.5 x 31.5 cm.) Image app. : 6.75 x 4.75 inches. (17 x 12 cm.) Condition : Overall very good.