1552 Münster - Suevia et Bavaria XII

Unusual 1552 Münster Ptolemaic-style map of Germany

Title:

Suevia et Bavaria XII, Nova Tabula

Map maker:

Sebastian Munster, Cosmographia

Place and Year:

Basel, 1552

Dimensions:

37.6 x 29.3 cm (14.8 x 11.5 in)

Technique:

Woodblock printing

Coloring:

Uncolored

Condition Rating:

VG

375.00
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DETAILS

Woodcut map of Germany with south oriented at the top. Depicts portions of both the Danube and Rhine rivers, with important cities such as Zurich, Basel, Mannheim, Coln, and Metz.

These cities, along with the Alps, are depicted pictorially in Münster's unique style.

CONDITION NOTES

Some toning and foxing.

IDENTIFIER

NL-00339

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