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- Published: H. Petri , Basel
- Published date: 1628
- Type: Antique Map, map
- Technique: Woodcut, colored, on the full textsheet.
- Issue date: 1628
- Category: Black Sea & Ucraine
- Size: 236 by 164mm (9 by 6 inches).
- Stock number: 18187
- Condition: In excellent condition. 236 by 164mm (9 by 6 inches).
Article descriptionWoodcut published 1628 in the Cosmographia by Sebastian Münster. Early woodcut map published in the 1628 edition of Sebastian Münster's Cosmography'. A very clear impression of this woodcut. This early 17th century map depicts the Black Sea, Armenia and a part of the Caspian Sea in the North it shows the Ucraine into Russia towards Castrom and Novogardia'. The Cosmography by Sebastian Münster was published from 1545 to 1628 onwards in several languages. It was one of the most famous atlases and townbooks after the famous Nurnberg Chronicle. Münster's Cosmography was extended from edition to edition and is variing in many woodcut illustrations. Many of the woodcuts were cut by David Kandel.
Original antique copper engraving handcolored in wash and outline when published. Large decorative and detailled...
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