Chur Graubünden antique woodcut Switzerland Munster 1578
Title: Von dem Hoff zu Chur.
Description: Antique woodcut map of Chur in Graubünden, the oldest city in Switzerland. Map in full old coloring. Description text in German.
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.
The map is a more than 425 years old woodblock print, hand colored from Sebastian Munsters Cosmographia, one of the most successful and popular books of the 16th century.
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 app.: Sheet : 8.5 x 13.25 inches. (21 x 34 cm) Condition: Nice original map in very good condition with some marginal spots.