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The Mapping of North America

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A fine view of Zurich, Switzerland, from Sebastian Munster’s “Cosmographia Universalis”. Munster was a renowned hebraist and geographer. The ‘Cosmographia’ was first published in 1544 just four years after his first publication of Ptolemy’s ‘Geographia’. It was a large compendium of topographical information which was consistently expanded during its lifetime. Later publication of the ‘Cosmographia’ was by his step-son Heinrich Petri. Burmeister; Oehme ‘Introduction to the Facsimile of the 1550 Edition of Munster’s Cosmographia’; Shirley Atlases in the BL T.Mun 1a.
MUNSTER, Sebastian

Contrafactur der Statt Zurich Anno 1595

Basle, c.1595
180 x 380 mm., in fine condition.
Stock number: 4735


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