Paris France 1568 Sebastian Munster Large Unusual Antique Map 16th Century
Paris France 1568 Sebastian Munster Large Unusual Antique Map 16th Century

Paris France 1568 Sebastian Munster Large Unusual Antique Map 16th Century

Paris France 1568 Sebastian Munster Large Unusual Antique Map 16th Century

Paris France 1568 Sebastian Munster Large Unusual Antique Map 16th Century

Paris France 1568 Sebastian Munster Large Unusual Antique Map 16th Century

Paris France 1568 Sebastian Munster Large Unusual Antique Map 16th Century

Paris France 1568 Sebastian Munster Large Unusual Antique Map 16th Century

Paris France 1568 Sebastian Munster Large Unusual Antique Map 16th Century

Paris France 1568 Sebastian Munster Large Unusual Antique Map 16th Century

Paris France 1568 Sebastian Munster Large Unusual Antique Map 16th Century

Paris France 1568 Sebastian Munster Large Unusual Antique Map 16th Century

Paris France 1568 Sebastian Munster Large Unusual Antique Map 16th Century

Title of the map. “La ville de Paris, par tout taznt renomee, & principalle ville du royaulme de France”. The edition is in french, but the indications on the map are in latin, as in all editions. In top left, a text in french Les noms d’aulcuns qui n’ont peu estre mis en leurs places, à cause que le lieu estoit trop estroit. A La sorbonne B Le palaiz. C L’hotel de la ville. D Le grand temple de nostre Dame. E Le chemin pour aller en Picardie. La porte et le chemin de Sainct Denys. G La porte S. In top right, the coat of arms of the kingdom of France. In right bottom corner, the initials of the engraver: HR MD (Hans Rudolf Manuel Deutsch) followed by a dagger places horizontally. The map shows the wall of Philippe Auguste, destroyed between 1529 and 1535, the tower of Billy destroyed by fire in 1538. The map extends from the abbaye Saint Antoine and the Faubourg St Marcel in north, to Montmartre and the gibet of Montfaucon in west, to the Faubourg Saint-Honoré and the gibet of St Germain-des-Pres in south, and the moulin of Gobelins, the Cordelières rue de Lourcine. On verso, a small wood engraved view of Poitiers. This is a very earliest map of this city. Cosmographie Universelle du Monde de Sebastian Munster, French edition, 1 568, by Henri Pierre or Heinrich Petri, Basle, 16th Century. Size of the map with margins. 38 x 29,5 cm / 14,9 x 11,4 inches. Good condition, real margins, handed colored. From a French language edition of Munster’s Cosmography. Sebastian Munster was one of the most influential cartographers in the 16th century. (20 January 1488 26 May 1552) was a. Was the earliest description of the world. WE DON’T SELL LASER AND COPIES MAPS, ALL WE SELL IS ORIGINAL AND ANTIQUE. Due to the age an type of paper, some imperfections are to be expected. Please examine the images provided carefully, and if you have any questions please ask and we will be happy to help you. The item “PARIS FRANCE 1568 SEBASTIAN MUNSTER LARGE UNUSUAL ANTIQUE MAP 16TH CENTURY” is in sale since Thursday, June 3, 2021. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “efi6″ and is located in Paris. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Sebastian Munster
  • Printing Technique: Woodcut
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Year: 1568
  • City: Paris
  • Date Range: 1500-1599
  • Country/Region: France
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