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World map

„Gemeiner Loblicher Eydgnoschafft Stetten, Landen und Völckeren Chronick wirdiger thaaten beschreybung“

A nice example of the world map „Universalis Cosmographia“ after Johannes Honterus (1498-1549). Honterus conforms widely to the geography of Apianus and Waldseemüller. The wood blocks of Honterus where widely used, here from the Swiss Chronicle by Johannes Stumpf (1500-1578).

Wood cut after Johannes Honterus (1498-1549), carved by Heinrich Vogtherr the Older (1490-1556) published by Christoph Froschauer, text in German,  Zurich 1547/48.

Print size: 12 x 16 cm/ sheet size: 32,8 x 22 cm.

Beautiful print on whole sheet, some small professionally restored worm holes, not visible in the map!

Ref.: Shirley: Mapping of the World, # 86 , Lutz Walter: Landkarten Japans # 7

€ 1.200,-