1570 Münster - Britannischen Insula [Ptolemaic Scotland]

SOLD: 1570 woodcut Ptolemaic map of the British Isles

Title:

Britannischen Insula

Map maker:

Sebastian Münster

Place and Year:

Basel, 1570

Dimensions:

25.0 x 16.5 cm (9.8 x 6.5 in)

Technique:

Woodblock printing

Coloring:

Uncolored

Condition Rating:

VG+

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DETAILS

An unusual outline of the British Isles with Scotland jutting out to the west, influenced by Ptolemy.

CONDITION NOTES

Woodblock map with letter press. In very good condition, mild overall toning.

IDENTIFIER

NL-00272

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