One of the first European maps of Asia. Although quite crude, Münster's map does significantly improve upon the Ptolemaic model for the area. The coast of China begins to emerge in recognizable form, ..
RECTO: A panoramic view of the city of Groningen dated 1573.VERSO: a woodcut of a cow, a bull and their calf.Taken from Sebastian Munster's encyclopedic work, the "Cosmographia Universalis". The Cosm..
Figure dans l'édition française de la "Cosmographie Universelle" de S. Münster. En haut, à gauche, un cartouche orné comprend la légende en français. En bas à droite, figure le monogramme du graveur "..
On recto an early representation of a palm tree (73x47 mm). On verso a representation of the city of Mecca (59x63 mm). From a French text edition of his "Cosmographia", that great compendium of Renais..
A famous wood block map of the Near East, including Cyprus, Palestine, Iran and Irak, etc. From his "Cosmographia", that great compendium of Renaissance knowledge. In 1588 new woodcuts were prepared f..