Sebastianus Munsterus Cosmographus.
Engraving with very large margins. 135 x 105mm (5¼ x 4¼").
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. Although Lutheran he was Professor of Hebrew at the University of Basel, and edited a Hebrew bible, adding a a Latin translation. This portrait was published in Robert Boissard's 'Bibliotheca, siue thesavrvs virtvtis & gloriæ'.
[Ref: 29717] £180.00