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Ptolemy/Münster Sebastian Claudius ( 1489 - 1552 ) Basel
Tauola, & discrizzione universale du tutta l Africa, distesa anhce oiu la che i termini di Totlomeo
Artist: Ptolemy/Münster Sebastian Claudius ( - 1552 ) Basel; issued in: Basle; date: ca 1540 ( Sebastian Münster (1488 ? 1552) belongs tot he very important Comographers oft he Renaicance He issued his first famous Cosmographia in 1544 with 24 double paged maps with German description of the worldIt had numerous editions in different languages including Latin French Italian English and Czech The last German edition was published in 1628 long after his death The Cosmographia was one of the most successful and popular books of the 16th century It passed through 24 editions in 100 years This success was due to the notable woodcuts some by Hans Holbein the Younger Urs Graf Hans Rudolph Deutsch and David Kandel It was most important in reviving, 1489. technic: Woodcut; colorit: original colored; - condition: Very good; size (in cm) 26,5 x 33,5; Map shows total Afika with beautiful ship representation and animals in the African continent.
Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG [München, Germany]
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