1550 Münster - Tabula Europae II (Iberia)
SOLD: Lovely mid-16th century woodblock map of the Iberian Peninsula
Tabula Europae II
Sebastian Münster, Cosmographiae Universalis...
Basel, c. 1550
35.3 x 26.2 cm (13.9 x 10.3 in)
Early woodblock map presenting the Iberian peninsula according to Ptolemy and the classic texts. It is filled with Roman and ancient place names. While recognizable, the peninsula is considerably narrower.
Verso text: Latin. Bear watermark.
A clean and bright example with one minor centerfold separation that has been archivally repaired.
Shirley (BL Atlases) T.MUN-1c #4.