Basel Switzerland, original 16th century antique woodcut map with hand coloring showing the fortifications of the historic city and surrounded area on both sides of the Rhine river. The map is includes a letter explanation of the buildings and the arms of the town.
Author: Sebastian Munster 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.
Publisher: Heinrich Petri (1508-24.4.1579) Basel. Working with his stepfather Sebastian Münster, Heinrich Peteri became one of the most important Hebraica and map printers of his time.
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: 17 x 14.25 inches. 43 x 36.5 cm. Image: 13.75 x 10 inches. 35 x 25.5 cm. Condition: Nice original map in very good condition, center fold as published.