Typvs cosmographicvs vniversalis

Material Information

Typvs cosmographicvs vniversalis
Alternate title:
Typus cosmographicus universalis
Munster, Sebastian 1489-1552 ( cartographer )
Holbein, Hans, 1497-1543 ( Illustrator )
Place of Publication:
Herwagen, Johann, 1497-1559?
Petit, Jean, active 1492-1530
Publication Date:


Subjects / Keywords:
World maps -- Early works to 1800 ( LCSH )
aerial photography ( sobekcm )
World maps ( LCSH )


Scope and Content:
World map with ornate border design of scenes with natives hunting and cannibalizing, mermaids, animals, sea monsters and sailing vessels.
Sabin, 34103, 34104 ; Muller, F. 1850, 1851 ; Karrow, 58/47 ; Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the world (4th ed.), 67
General Note:
Map is believed to attributed to Munster. Illustrations bordering the map were drawn by Hans Holbein, the Younger.
General Note:
Appears in: Novus orbis regionum ac insularum veteribus incognitarum. Edited by Simon Grynaeus from materials collected by Joannes Huttichius.
General Note:
Map was first published in the 1532 edition in Basilae. Each edition thereafter contains a different version of the map text. Copies after 1532 are considered facsimiles with different typesetting of place names, especially the type for "ASIA" which was enlarged for later editions.
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Resource Identifier:
029085939 ( aleph )
933867062 ( OCLC )