MÜNSTER SEBASTIAN

Septentrionales regiones
Date: Basle,1550 about
Scandinavia
Cod 3426
Subject: Scandinavia
800,00 €
Woodcut, mm 250x340, colored. Very attractive early map of Scandinavia. Second state of Munster's map, published first in 1545, based upon the Olaus Magnus map of 1539. Good condition, some water stains in bottom margin. From a latin edition of “Cosmographia universalis”, a milestone in cartography, first published in 1544, the earliest German description of the world. About 40 editions of the Cosmographia appeared between 1544 and 1628.

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