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1556 – S. Munster – Von dem Konigreich Poland

Title:                      “Von dem Königreich Poland…

Early map of Poland, extending from the Baltics to Moscow, Cremania, and Moldau in the east and the Oder and Klein Poland in the west. Centered on Vilna, Grodnow, Lutzko, Crakow and Varsovia. On verso cartouche of Mathias, king of Hungary, Bohemia and Dalmatia.

Map comes from the German edition of Sebastian Münster’s Cosmography, titled “Cosmographey oder beschreibung aller Länder”, published in 1556 by Heinrich Petri in Basel. It was one of the most influential geographical works of the 16th Century.

Cartographer:      Sebastian Munster​ (1488 – 1552)
Frame size:              27,8 x 18,2 cm
Year:                     1556
Technique:           woodcut

Good condition. Upper left split professionally restored, narrow left margin. Strong press on watermarked paper.

This is an original antique map published in 1556 and NOT a modern copy or reprint


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