Woodcuts made 1550-1590's lot of 20 Munster Cosmographia small appealingBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
(woodcuts of the 16th century- miniature).
Issued by Basel, Switzerland, 1550s-90s, by S. Munster. For his Cosmographia.
Nice lot of twenty (20) antique woodcut prints. All are small, near miniature in size and display a folk-art charm unique to this 450 year old era.
All are visually attractive, mostly clean and nice condition, any age flaws or condition issues are very minor and easy to forgive or overlook.
Starting price represents $12.50/ woodcut.
Largest print measures: c. 5 3/8" x 5 7/8".
Smallest print measures: c. 3 1/2" x 2".
Burmeister, Sebastian Munster Bibliographie, pp. 62-73 (listing the numeroure-issues of the work over the years).