Description: Antique woodcut leaf from The Cosmographia Liber V. Latin edition.
Cartographer: Sebastian Munster (1488-1552) one of the most important and famous mapmakers of the mid-sixteenth century, 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.
The Cosmographia was published in 46 editions.
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.: 12 x 8 inches. (30 x 20 cm.) Condition; Nice leaf in good condition,