Rhodes island Harbor Greece 1628 Munster Cosmography wood cut print city viewBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Rhodys die Insel und Hauptstatt darinn.
(Europe, Mediterranean, Greece, Rhodes, Munster Cosmography).
Issued 1628, Basel by Sebastian Munster.
Charming early 17th 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. 5" H x 6" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 3.