Pyramids of Giza Egypt Africa 1628 Munster Cosmography wood cut printBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Egypt, Monuments, Pyramids, Munster Cosmography).
Issued 1628, Basel by Sebastian Munster.
Fine 16th century wood cut print from the famous monumental work Cosmography. Provides a fascinating glimpse into the Early Modern World.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive. Text as always on reverse.
Sheet measures c. 12 1/4" H x 7 3/4" W.
Engraved area measures c. 6 1/4" H x 3 3/4" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 3.