Aldenburg Germany 1628 Munster Cosmography wood cut print birds-eye city viewBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Europe, Holy Roman Empire, Germany, Wilhelmshaven, Aldenburg,Munster Cosmography).
Issued 1628, Basel by Sebastian Munster.
Fine early 17th century wood cut city view 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. 5" H x 6" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 3.