Hispanien nach aller seiner gelegenheit/in Bergen/ Stetten/Vôlckern/Königreichen/Wässern und Inseln
Date: Basle,1570 about
Cod 3358
Subject: Spain
350,00 €
Woodcut, colored, mm 310x360, showing the iberic peninsula. This is the new map of Spanien used by Muenster in his “Cosmographia”. Some defects in margins and surface dirt. From a german edition of “Cosmographia universalis” one of the most important geographical description of the XVI century after the Nuremberg Chronicle. Printed for the first time in 1544 by Heinrich Petri, has been updated and increased for several times with new geographic maps and views of cities, it had numerous editions in different languages: latin, italian, french, english and czech. It passed trough 24 editions in about 80 years. This success was due to the notable woodcuts, some by Hans Holbein the younger, Urs Graf, Hans Rudolph Deutsch, and David Kandel.



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