Sebastian Münster (1488 – 1552)
Monstra Marina & Terrestria, quae Passim in Partibus Aquilonis Inveniuntur
Sebastian Münster’s famous chart of sea monsters and terrestrial animals. Uncoloured woodblock engraving.
The chart was published in Münster’s Cosmographia, earliest German-language description of the world.
This chart is from a Latin edition of Cosmographia, published some years later than the first German edition.
|Year of printing||ca. 1550|
|Place of printing||Basel|
|Dimensions||31 x 38 cm|
|Condition explanations||(5) Mint, (4) Very good, (3) Good, (2) Fair, (1) Poor|
|Other||Verso text in Latin|