Weissenburg Saxony Holy Roman Empire 1598 Munster Cosmography wood cut city viewBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Weissenburg mit umbligender Landeschafft...
(Munster Cosmography, Holy Roman Empire, Germany, Saxony, Weissenburg, City View, Bird's Eye View).
Issued 1598, Basel by Sebastian Munster.
Fine 16th century wood cut birds-eye view print from the famous monumental work Cosmography with nice 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.
Sheet measures c. 12 1/4" H x 16" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 3.