1600 Münster - Italia mit dreien fürnemsten Inseln, Corsika, Sardinia und Sicilia

1600 Münster woodblock map of Italy from Sicily to the Alps

Title:

Italia mit dreien fürnemsten Inseln / Corsika / Sardinia und Sicilia

Map maker:

Sebastian Münster

Place and Year:

Basel, c. 1600

Dimensions:

26 x 33 cm (10.2 x 13 in)

Technique:

Woodblock printing

Coloring:

Uncolored

Condition Rating:

VG

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DETAILS

Early woodcut map from a German edition of Münster's famous Cosmographia.

Shows the area from Marseille to Albania, including the Adriatic Sea, also the islands of Sicily, Corsica and Sardinia. Stylized mountain ranges and river systems.

CONDITION NOTES

A nice example with dark print! Slightly browned and light faint spotting. Hand written page number in upper right corner. On verso small remnants from earlier mounting.

IDENTIFIER

NL-00263

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