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MÜNSTER, S. - Meche [Mekka].

MÜNSTER, S. -  Meche [Mekka].
MÜNSTER, S. - Meche [Mekka].
Date: Bâle, ca. 1575
Size: 280 x 190 mm.
Colouring: Uncoloured.
Condition: Size of the page. Woodblock print with letter press. Paper browned and age-toned. Good impression.


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 Renaissance knowledge. With contemp. annotation in brown ink.
In 1575 Sebastian Münster's Cosmographia was translated into French and published in Paris by François de Belle-Forest.
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  • Reference N°: 14177