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1578 – S. Munster – Schweden Gothen Norwegien Denmarck

Title:                      “Gemeine Beschreibung Aller Mitnachtigen Lander Schweden, Gothen, Nordwegien, Dennmarck”


An early Sebastian Munster’s woodcut map of Scandinavia, based on the ‘Carta Marina’ of Olaus Magnus, 1539. The map includes Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Iceland, Scotland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia with the North Sea and Baltic Sea.

Map comes from the German edition of Sebastian Münster’s Cosmography, titled “Cosmographey oder beschreibung aller Länder…”, published in 1578 by Heinrich Petri in Basel.

Cartographer:      Sebastian Munster​ (1488 – 1552)
Sheet size:           39,4 x 32,0 cm
Year:                       1578
Technique:           woodcut

Good, original condition.

This is an original antique map published ca 1578 and NOT a modern copy or reprint


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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