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Sebastian Münster:  Septentrionales Regiones

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Title: Septentrionales Regiones

Map Maker: Sebastian Münster

Place / Date: Basle / 1572

Coloring: Uncolored

Size: 15 x 12 inches

Condition: VG

Price: $1,200.00

Inventory ID: 38853se


Description:

Second state of Munster's map of Scandinavia, first issued in 1545 to replace the very rare first edition of the map, which appeared in only the first three editions of Munster's Geographia.

Munster's first map relied upon the cartography of Jacob Ziegler's 1532 map.  The present map is based upon the Olaus Magnus map of 1539. 

The 1572 edition is the only edition with the current title.

 


Condition Description: Minor chip in top margin, not affecting printed image


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Maps of the Baltic
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