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Munster's second map of contemporary Scandinavia

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

Septentionales Regiones XVIII No. TAB.
Basle, 1552. Coloured woodcut. Sheet 310 x 395mm.

Munster's improved modern map of Scandinavia, first published 1544, but this example with the longitude and latitude gtids unique to the 1552 edition. This version was based on the Olaus Magnus map of 1539 rather than the Jabob Ziegler map of 1532 that Munster used in 1540. THe Ptolemaic slant of Scotland is retained bottom right.

GINSBERG: Scandinavia, 12.
Stock ID : 19787

£850

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Stock Id :19787

Download Image

Munster's second map of contemporary Scandinavia

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

Septentionales Regiones XVIII No. TAB.
Basle, 1552. Coloured woodcut. Sheet 310 x 395mm.

Munster's improved modern map of Scandinavia, first published 1544, but this example with the longitude and latitude gtids unique to the 1552 edition. This version was based on the Olaus Magnus map of 1539 rather than the Jabob Ziegler map of 1532 that Munster used in 1540. THe Ptolemaic slant of Scotland is retained bottom right.

GINSBERG: Scandinavia, 12.
Stock ID : 19787

£850

£850