1588 Die Siebenburg so man sunst auch Transsylvaniam nennt.

$ 350.00

By: Sebastien Munster

Date: 1588 (Published) Basel

Dimensions: 12.5 x 14 inches (31.8 x 35.6 cm)

This attractive woodcut map depicts the area of Transylvania, including the Transylvanian Alps and the local river systems. Now in present-day Romania, the area is shown with all fortifications and cities and towns of note in the third quarter of the sixteenth century.

This interesting regional map was taken from a German language edition of Munster’s Cosmographia, one of the most influential geographical works of the sixteenth century. 

Condition: This map with modern color is in B condition with some damp staining in the lower centerfold.

Inventory #11367

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