Wood engraving from "Das Dritee Buch" the third book. Old fashioned german writing on back with two portrait illustrations. Showing Goms, Brig, Sedunu and more.
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.
This illustration on hand made paper is from the edition “Von dem Teutchen Lande”, 1588.
Size 19 x 31 cm. Condition Fair.