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1590 – S. Munster – Die Statt Riga

Title:                      “Die Statt Riga … ​”​

Antique early woodcut map of Riga Latvia, with a merchant ships on the Duna, a decorative title banner and two coats of arms.​

The map comes from the German edition of Sebastian Münster’s Cosmography, titled “Cosmographey: od. Beschreibung aller Länder herrschafften und fürnemesten Stetten des gantzen Erdbodens sampt ihrer Gelegenheiten … “, published 1590 by Heinrich Petri in Basel.

Cartographer:      Sebastian Munster​ (1488 – 1552)
Leaf size:              32,2 x 19,2/ cm
Year:                     1590
Technique:           woodcut

Good condition. Few worm hole repaired.

This is an original antique map published in 1590 and NOT a modern copy or reprint!

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