Stock Id :19487

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Honter's unusual cordiform world map

HONTER, Johannes.

Universalis Cosmographia.
Zurich: c.1546. Woodcut. Sheet 155 x 185mm.

A very fine example.

A cordiforum (heart-shaped) world map after Waldseemüller, cut by Heinrich Vogtherr the Elder for Honter's 'Rudimenta Cosmographica', but widely used by other publishers. On the back are two more woodcuts: a globe set in text and half of Honter's map of Iberia.

SHIRLEY: 86.
Stock ID : 19487

£1,600

£1,600

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Stock Id :19487

Download Image

Honter's unusual cordiform world map

HONTER, Johannes.

Universalis Cosmographia.
Zurich: c.1546. Woodcut. Sheet 155 x 185mm.

A very fine example.

A cordiforum (heart-shaped) world map after Waldseemüller, cut by Heinrich Vogtherr the Elder for Honter's 'Rudimenta Cosmographica', but widely used by other publishers. On the back are two more woodcuts: a globe set in text and half of Honter's map of Iberia.

SHIRLEY: 86.
Stock ID : 19487

£1,600

£1,600