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1569 – S. Munster – Italia mit den Dreien Furnemsten

Title:                   “Italia mit den Dreien Furnemsten Inseln Corsica / Sardinia und Sicilia.”


One of the earliest woodblock map of Italy. It shows the area from Marseille to Albania, including the Adriatic Sea, also the islands of Sicily, Corsica and Sardinia. The title on verso is surrounded by a beautiful woodcut.

Map comes from the German edition of Sebastian Münster’s Cosmography, titled “Cosmographey oder beschreibung aller Länder”, published in 1569 by Heinrich Petri in Basel.


Cartographer:      Sebastian Munster​ (1488 – 1552)
Sheet size:         36,2 x 29,3 cm
Year:                 1569
Technique:           woodblock

Good condition.Two small splits restored. Strong press on watermarked paper.

This is an original  antique map published in 1569 and NOT a modern copy or reprint


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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