Cartographer: Sebastian Munster
Date: 1550c Basel
Size: 26.5*35 cms
Attractive early map of the Iberian peninsula.
The first state, second issue of Munster's modern map of the Iberian Peninsula, one of the earliest obtainable modern maps of Spain and Portugal.
The map is unchanged from the 1540 edition. Munster's Geographia was a cartographic landmark, including not only Ptolemaic maps, but also a number of landmark modern maps, including the first separate maps of the 4 continents, the first map of England and the earliest obtainable map of Scandinavia.
Some professional repair to centrefold and lined with japanese paper.
Some manuscript in margin.
Excellent hand colour.
Overall good condition.
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