1598 – S. MUNSTER – Paris


Title:                     “Paris” & “Die Statt Paris etlicher maß figuriert und contrafehret nach jetziger Gelegenheit”​

An early woodcut view of walled medieval city of Paris, enriched by an elaborate Gothic border and two coats of arms. A lettered key identifies important places. The surrounding countryside is filled with small houses, windmills and farmland.

Map comes from the German edition of Sebastian Münster’s Cosmography, titled “Cosmographey oder beschreibung aller Länder, Herrschafften, fürnemmsten Stetten, geschichten, gebreüchen, handtierungen &c.”, published in 1598 by Heinrich Petri in Basel.

Cartographer:   Sebastian Munster​ (1488 – 1552)
Sheet size:           37,1 x 32,6 cm
Year:                     1598
Technique:        woodcut

Good condition. Narrow left margin. Few wormholes restored.

This is an original antique map published in 1598 and NOT a modern copy or reprint.


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