Seb. Munst. ayant 60. ans:
Woodcut. Sheet 170 x 130mm, 6¾ x 5". Trimmed from a larger sheet, repairs.
Portrait of the German cartographer, Sebastian Münster. (1488-1552), best known for his work 'Cosmographia', one of the most successful and popular books of the 16th century. As Professor of Hebrew at the University of Basel he edited the Hebrew bible, adding a a Latin translation. Probably published in a posthumous edition of one of Munsters's works.
[Ref: 25774] £220.00