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Germania Magna

One of the earliest “modern” maps of Scandinavia and Central Europe, depicting the British Isles, Germany, Transilvania, Tartaria (Russia), Burgundia (France) and Albania.

Woodcut map by Hieronymus Münzer (1437/47-1508) from the “Nuremberg Chronicle” by Hartmann Schedel, first Latin edition. Woodcutter: Michael Wohlgemut (att.), Publisher/Printer: Anton Koberger, Nuremberg 1493.

Beautiful hand-coloured woodcut, smoothened centre fold, small backed parts at the margins, on the left writing in brown ink “Carte 249”, very good condition.

Map size: 40 x 57,5 cm

Ref.: Deutsches Historisches Museum DO54/1659

€ 7.500,-