Munster Germany Westfalia 1598 Munster Cosmography wood cut print city viewBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Europe, Holy Roman Empire, Germany, Saxony, Munster, Munster Cosmography).
Issued 1598, Basel by Sebastian Munster.
Fine 16th century wood cut print from the famous monumental work Cosmography. Provides a fascinating glimpse into Europe during the Early Modern period.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive. Text as always on reverse.
Sheet measures c. 12 1/4" H x 7 3/4" W.
Engraved area measures c. 4 7/8" H x 6 1/8" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 3.