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Old antique map of Central Europe by S. Munster

Item number:25167
Category:Antique maps > europe > central europe
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Price: 370 Euro ($418.1 / £314.5)
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Nouvelle description de Poloigne & Hongrie. - S. Munster, 1555

Old map of Central Europe by S. Munster.

Date of first edition: 1540
Date of this map: 1555

Size: 26 x 34 cm (10.24 x 13.39 inch) (height x width)
Verso: French text
Condition: Some shine-through of verso text, margins water-stained.
Condition Rating: A
References: Karrow 59/115c; Szantai Lajos, Münster 1; Niewodniczanski, K5/17 

From: La Cosmographie Universelle, ... Basel, H. Petri, 1555.


Münster produced sixty-one double-page maps for use in various editions of Ptolemy's Geographia and in his own Cosmographia. Some of these maps appeared in all editions of both works, some only in certain editions. All were woodcut maps with the title supplied in letter-press in the upper margin; these titles varied from edition to edition.

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