Early Ptolemaic woodcut world map by Sebastian Münster. Surrounded by clouds and wind-heads. The title on verso is surrounded by a beautiful woodcut border. From the German edition of Sebastian Münster's Cosmography, titled Cosmographey oder beschreibung aller Länder, published 1550 by Heinrich Petri in Basel. The woodblock of this map was used first in Münster's Geographia Universalis in 1540.
|Title||Ptolemaisch General Tafel, begreiffend die halbe Kugel der Weldt|
|Publisher, Year||Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1540 (1550)|
|Plate Size||26.0 x 34.0 cm (10.2 x 13.4 inches)|
|Sheet Size||31.7 x 40.0 cm (12.5 x 15.7 inches)|
|Reference||Shirley, R. W.: The Mapping of the World, No. 76|
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