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Sebastien Munster:  Tabula Europae IIII [German Empire & Baltic] (1st edition!)

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Title: Tabula Europae IIII [German Empire & Baltic] (1st edition!)

Map Maker: Sebastien Munster

Place / Date: Basel / 1542

Coloring: Uncolored

Size: 14 x 10 inches

Condition: VG

Price: $375.00

Inventory ID: 21657


Description:

Detailed map of the German Empire, Baltic and part of the Balkans, extending to the Carpathian Mountains and the Danube.

Shows are remarkable depiction of the region, as known in Ptolemy's time.  This is the 1st edition, second state of Munster's map, which can be distinguished by the inclusion of the 2nd printer's device in the title.  Munster's Geographia (1st issued in 1540) and Cosmographia (1548) are the most important and widely copied geographical works of the middle part of the 16th Century and represented for most Europeans the first accessible imagery (maps and views) of the World. 


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