Europa das ein Drittheil
Full Title: Europa das ein Drittheil der Erden/nach gelegenheit unsern zeiten beschrieben.
Map Maker/Publisher/Engraver: Sebastian Münster
Size: 33,7 x 40,7 cm
The Cosmographia of Sebastian Munster was the first scientific and at the same time generally comprehensible description of knowledge of the world in German language, wherein were summarized the bases of history and geography, astronomy, natural sciences and regional studies after the standard of knowledge.
The original woodcut shows a map in north / south orientation of the continent of Europe with the regions of Scandinavia, Iceland, Anglia, Ireland, Germania, Poland, Lithuania, Sarmatia, Gaul, Italy, Greece, Spain, the Balkans and Eastern Europe and neighboring regions of Asia Minor.
Very decorative collection item!