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Europe - Switzerland – Helvetia
“Moderna Discrizzion della Helvezia“
Woodcut map of Helvetia – General map of Switzerland
This map, a scaled-down version of Tschudi's map of Switzerland, is not orientated northwards.
Beautiful map of Switzerland from the first Italian edition of the „Cosmographia“ by Sebastian Münster. Cartographer: Aegidius Tschudi, published by Henrich Petri, Basel 1558.
Map size: 27 cm x 34,3 cm
Very good impression and condition, usual centrefold.
Cp.: Walter Blumer: Bibliographie der Gesamtkarten der Schweiz, entry: Sebastian Münster, No.28