Original Antique Maps and Prints. Antique Print-LA ROCHELLE-FRANCE-BAY OF BISCAY-Munster-1598. Description: This antique city view or map originates from Sebastian Munster’s’Cosmographia, Beschreibung aller Lender’. These prints are from the 1592 German edition, published in Basel by Henrichum Petri (Heinrich Petri). Artists and Engravers: The author of this work is Sebastian Munster, a German cartographer, cosmographer and Christian scholar. He is best known for Cosmographia, the earliest German description of the world in 6 parts. He was also the author of Horologiographia, Organum Uranicum and Rudimenta Mathematica. The woodcuts in this publication were made by a group of artists, among which Hans Holbein, Conrad Schnitt, David Kandel and Hans Rudolf Manuel Deutsch. Subject: Antique print, titled:’Der mechtigen und vesten Statt Roschell warhafftige Abcontrafactur. , A bird’s eye view of La Rochelle, a French city at the Bay of Biscay, along the Atlantic ocean. A portrait of the poet Decimus Magnus Ausonius on the rear. Condition: Very good, given age. Small creasing in the middle of the top margin. Original middle fold, as issued. Ghosting from text on rear. Stain in middle of print and on left side of the print. Small tear middle fold bottom and top margin, backed with contemporary paper and acid free archival tape. Please study scan carefully. Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 40.7 x 31.8 cm. The image size is ca. 26.1 x 28.5 cm. Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 16 x 12.5 inch. 10.3 x 11.2 inch. Medium: Original woodcut on a verge type hand laid paper. ThePrintsCollector – Laurentius Old Master Prints Peter Cornelissen, Frans Laurentius, Joost Bos Margo van Latum-van Dongen, Frank van Latum Located in Zeeland (Noord-Brabant) – The Netherlands. GO TO OUR STORE and explore our huge collection of fine antique maps and prints. FIND SIMILAR ITEMS IN OUR STORE. Visit our Store: we would like to invite you to review similar items in our Store or to browse through all other items in our Store. We are confident that you will find very special unique antique maps and prints in our Store. It is our privilege to have you as a customer. The item “Antique Print-LA ROCHELLE-FRANCE-BAY OF BISCAY-Munster-1598″ is in sale since Thursday, May 07, 2015. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “theprintscollector” and is located in Zeeland. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Condition: Used
  • Original/Reproduction: Original
  • Listed By: Dealer or Reseller
  • Print Type: Engraving
  • Date of Creation: Pre-1800
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