Basel: Heinrich Petri, 1559. Map from the Fourth Latin Edition of Cosmographiae Universalis lib. VI. Woodcut map ca. 27 x 34,5 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.
An important map by Sebastian Muenster, one of the most influential cartographers of the sixteenth century. "A graphic map of Greece and part of Turkey in the classic woodcut style focused on the Dardanelles (Hellespont), which separates Europe from Asia. The land is covered with mountain ranges, rivers and cities. Zacharakis, Christos #1579"(Old World Auctions).
Price: $525.00 USD