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.
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