Basel: Heinrich Petri, 1559. Map from the Fourth Latin Edition of Cosmographiae Universalis lib. VI. Woodcut map ca. 27x34,5 cm (10 ½ x 13 ½ in) including the title printed above. Latin title and text on verso. Map with original centrefold, some mild age toning but overall a very good strong impression of this map.
One of the first obtainable Birdseye views of Paris with the Ile de Cite in the centre of the view. The city with its coat of arms is shown in detail including fortified walls, bridges, churches, windmills etc. An important city plan by Sebastian Muenster, one of the most influential cartographers of the sixteenth century.
Price: $525.00 USD