Sebastian Munster (1488-1552)

Affricae tabula nova

Coloured map of Africa of late 16th century

Published: Heinrich Petri, Basilea,

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Map of Africa of late 16th century by the german cartographer Sebastian Munster (1488-1552) from his work "Cosmographia" edited in Basilea by Heinrich Petri.

His work "cosmographia" is the earliest German description of the world, was a great success so much that it was edited different times and translated in many languages.

Hand colouring. Indication of Cape of Good Hope as “Caput Bonaspei”.Wide margins.

Author: Sebastian Munster (1488-1552)

Atlas: Cosmographia - Basilea, Heinrich Petri

Date: late 16th century

Technique: woodcut

Leaf Dimension: 36.5x44 cm (14.4 x 17.3 inches)

Engraving Dimension: 36x31 cm (14.2 x 12.2inches)

Conditions: Very good conditions. Vertical folding of the page. Some slight tears in the edges and foxings. 

Shipping cost to South Africa: slow tracked shipping with NL Post: $ 10

Shipping cost to USA: slow tracked shipping with NL Post: $ 7.5

Shipping cost to Europe: slow tracked shipping with NL Post: $ 8.7

Other destinations: Please contact us. We always combine shipping.

  • Overall Condition: Very good conditions
  • Size: 36.5 x 44 cm
  • Sold By: Sephora Libri
  • Contact Person: Elena Serru
  • Country: Italy
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  • Trade Associations: Sephora di Elena Serru

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