Tabula Asiae IX Old woodcut Asia Sebastian Munster 1572
Title: Tabula Asiae IX
Description: Northern India Pakistan antique old woodcut with the delta of the Indus River one of the longest rivers in Asia. The original map is hand colored and taken from Sebastian Münster's Cosmographia. Ptolemy edition 1557, published by Heinrich Petri Basel.
Mapmaker: Sebastian Munster was a German writer, historicus, mapmaker, cartographer, cosmographer born in Ingelheim Germany. Münster completed his studies at the Universität Tübingen in 1518 led by Johannes Stöffler.
Munster published two books, an edition of Ptolemy's Geographia, in 1540, with 48 double-page woodcut maps, and his Cosmographia, published in 1544, which contained upwards of five hundred woodcuts, including 24 double-page maps.
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Size: Sheet app.: 39 x 31.5 cm. 15.5 x 12 inches. Condition : Overall good, text Latin.