Woodcut. Printed area 145 x 160mm (5¾ x 6¼"), set in German letterpress. Small stain.
A woodcut map of Lake Geneva, orientated with north at the bottom of the map, published in a German edition of Munster's 'Cosmographia'. Sebastian Münster (1488-1552) was a Christian Hebraist scholar as well as a cartographer and cosmographer. His 'Cosmographia', first published in 1544, is the earliest German description of the world.
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