Africa Red Sea Monsters early sailing ship c.1620 Munster woodblock map printBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Von den Landern Africe.
(Europe, Germany, Africa, Sea Monsters, Red Sea).
Issued c.1620, Basel by S. Munster.
Charming and delightful early woodblock engraved print, depicting sea monsters and an early sailing ship in the Red Sea. Islands surround it with tiny architectural symbols that represent towns and settlements. Text above and on revers as for most Munster images & maps.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, uniform paper toning, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Sheet measures c. 14 1/2"H x 9"W.
Engraved area measures c. 11 3/4"H x 6 1/4"W.