Schlettstatt Holy Roman Empire 1598 Munster Cosmography wood cut view hand colorBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Schletstatt - etwan ein Dorff des herligen Romischen Reich.
(Munster Cosmography, Europe, Holy Roman Empire, Alsace, France, Selestat, City View, Fortifications).
Issued 1598, Basel by Sebastian Munster.
Fine 16th century wood cut print from the famous monumental work Cosmography with lovely hand color. 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, original centerfold.
Sheet measures c. 12 1/4" H x 16" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 3.