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Bulb Onions Botanical Woodcut Sebastian Munster 1550
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Bulb Onions Botanical Woodcut Sebastian Munster 1550

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Botanical woodcut by Sebastian Munster.

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Bulb Onions Botanical Woodcut Sebastian Munster 1550

Descriptions: Antique botanical woodcut with Latin description.

Origin: The Cosmographia / Liber III page 651- 652.

Cartographer: Sebastian Munster (1488-1552) is one of the most important and famous mapmakers of the mid-sixteenth century, and 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, in German between 1544 and 1628, in Latin between 1550 and 1559, in Italian in 1558 and in French in 1575.

A beautiful 17th-century colored Woodcut illustration
Very decorative, hand coloring, nice to frame

Size: Leaf app.: 11.5 x 8 inches. (29 x 20 cm.)
Condition: very good.