Ukraine and North Europe - Sebastian Munster circa 1540-1552
Title: Tabvla Samartiae
Publication: Ptolemy's Geographia
Date: c. 1540-1552
Description: TABVLA SAMARTIAE, 194/195, by Sebastian Munster. From the Black Sea to the Baltic, some artistic licence! Map of Ptolemaic Ukraine and North West Europe first published in Munster's edition of Ptolemy's 'Geographia' in 1540. Decorative title cartouche. Presented on a trapezoidal projection with parallels and meridians which are forerunners of lines of longitude and latitude, enumerated in the borders. Major towns are named and rivers included, but not accurately located. Latin text verso.
Condition: Good, bold imprint, folding copy, binding hole to bottom margin.
Image size: 270 x 345mm
11 x 13 " approx.
Order No. 2744