Wittenburg city view Martin Luther 1598 Munster Cosmography wood cut printBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Europe, Holy Roman Empire, Germany, Saxony, Wittenburg, Martin Luther, Munster Cosmography).
Issued 1598, Basel by Sebastian Munster.
Fine 16th century wood cut print from the famous monumental work Cosmography. Provides a fascinating glimpse into Europe during the Early Modern period.
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. 4 7/8" H x 6" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 3.