Basel 1549. Sebastian Munster, Cosmographie, Vol.III.
Wood cut of the town of Basle on both sides of the River Rhine, c.1640.
Published by Sebastian Munster in Cosmographia. The Cosmographia was one of the most successful and popular books of the 16th century. It was most important in reviving geography in 16th-century Europe. The success was partly due to the notable woodcuts.
Size 35 x 25.5 cm. Condition Good.