Die Stadt Leon Old Woodcut Lyon France Munster 1628
Die Stadt Leon Old Woodcut Lyon France Munster 1628

Die Stadt Leon Old Woodcut Lyon France Munster 1628

Die Stadt Leon Old Woodcut Lyon France Munster 1628

Die Stadt Leon Old Woodcut Lyon France Munster 1628 Title: Die Stadt Leon. Description: Early 17th-century woodcut birds-eye view of Lyon a walled French city with fortifications. A beautiful Coat of Arm of the city adorns the top, and a detailed numbered description below the town. Taken from The Cosmographia by Sebastian Münster, German edition The Cosmographia is the earliest German description of the world. A German writer, historicus, mapmaker, cartographer, cosmographer born in Ingelheim Germany. Münster completed his studies at the Universität Tübingen in 1518 led by Johannes Stöffler. Munster published two books, an edition of Ptolemy’s Geographia, in 1540, with 48 double-page woodcut maps, and his Cosmographia, published in 1544, which contained upwards of five hundred woodcuts, including 24 double-page maps. 16th -17th -18th-19th Century maps & atlases & prints. We sell guaranteed Absolutely Original authentic Maps and Prints. A Certificate of Authenticity (COA) will be supplied on request. 42.5 x 37 cm. 16.75 x 14.25 inches. Condition : Nice map in good condition, center fold as published. Map and Maps Cartography of the World. Always real antique maps – Always original – Never reproductions. The item “Die Stadt Leon Old Woodcut Lyon France Munster 1628″ is in sale since Sunday, February 23, 2020. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “mapandmaps” and is located in Europe. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Sebastian Munster
  • Printing Technique: Woodcut
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Format: Atlas Map
  • Type: City Map
  • Year: 1628
  • City: Lyon
  • Date Range: 1600-1699
  • Country/Region: France
  • State: See map.
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