Von de Stett Basel old map Basel Switzerland Seb. Münster 1578
Titel: Von de Stett Basel…
Description: Basel Switzerland, 16th century antique woodcut map with hand coloring showing the fortifications of the historic city and surrounded area on both sides of the Rhine river. The map is includes a letter explanation of the buildings and the arms of the town.
Sebastian Munster (1488-1552) Sebastian worked as a lecturer at the University of the Franciscan Order in Tübingen, where he studied astrology to the famous astronomer Johannes Stöffler. in addition to his main work, the Cosmographia, Sebastian Munster wrote some very extensive work in the field of Hebrew studies, natural science, geography, and theology.
The map is an antique woodblock print with hand coloring from Sebastian Munsters Cosmographia, one of the most successful and popular books of the 16th century.
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Size app.: Sheet: 16 x 13.25 inches. (41 x 34 cm.) Image: 13.75 x 10 inches. (35 x 25.5 cm.) Condition: Nice original map in very good condition, center fold as published.