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Antique map of Switzerland by Munster S.

Item number:14925
Category:Antique maps > europe > switzerland
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Helvetia Prima Rheni et V Nova Tabula - Munster S., 1542. First Munster woodblock.


Antique map of Switzerland by Munster S., oriented to the East .

Date of the first edition: 1540
Date of this map: 1542

Woodcut
Size: 25 x 34cm (9.8 x 13.3 inches)
Verso text: Latin
Condition: Two water stains in lower margin.
Condition Rating: A
References: Karrow, 58/105; Blumer (Schweiz), #23.

From: Geographia Universalis, Vetus et Nova, complectens Claidii Prolemaei Alexandrini enarrationis libros VIII. Basel, Heinrich Petri, 1542.

The woodcut border surrounding the type of the verso is the work of Hans Holbein.

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