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Old antique world map by S. Münster.

Item number:25622
Category:Antique maps > world and polar regions
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Die erst General Tafel / die Beschreibung und den Circkel des gantzen Erdtrichs und Meers innhaltende. - S. Münster, 1588.


Old world map by S. Münster.

Date of the first edition: 1588
Date of this map: 1588

Woodcut
Size (not including margins): 31 x 36cm (12.1 x 14 inches)
Verso text: German
Condition: Browned at centerfold,
Condition Rating: B+
References: Shirley (World), 163.

From: Cosmographen: das ist Beschreibung Aller Länder, Herschaffen und fürnemesten Stetten des gantzen Erdbodems ... Basle, S. Petri, 1588.

The 'modern' world map in the later issues of Münster's Cosmographia is an oval woodcut one, after Ortelius.

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