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MUNSTER'S SEA MONSTERS MEERWUNDER UND SELZAME

Code: M2369

Cartographer: Sebastian Munster

Date: 1550/+ Basle

Size: 27.5*35cms

Remarkable chart of mythical land and sea monsters and other creatures, from Munster's Cosmographia, one of the most influential works of the 16th Century.

Munster's plate of mythical creatures is taken from Olaus Magnus' Carta Marina of 1539 and includes abundant tusks, horns and twin-spouts. One vignette shows a galleon trying to outrun one monster by throwing their cargo overboard, while one sailor takes sight with a musket. Ortelius also adapted many of the monsters for use on his map of Iceland in 1587. One of the most sought-after of all 16th Century curiosities.

Very good condition.

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