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Tabula Britanniae

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Tabula Britanniae : C. Ptolemy / S. Munster

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A good example of this popular woodblock depiction of the Ptolemaic British Isles with the title alteration made in 1552. Prepared by Sebastian Munster for his edition of the "Geographia ..." this printing of the block appeared in his step-son, Heinrich Petri's edition of Strabo's "Rerum Geographicarum ...". A good printing of this classic map.
mapmakers: C. Ptolemy   S. Munster  
place and date of publication: Basle 1540-1571
medium and colour: woodblock, Uncoloured
size in mm: 270 by 350mm (10.75 by 13.75 inches).
ref: 43012
literature: Shirley Early Printed Maps of The British Isles 27/89, variant e, issue 1.

Price: £ 750

 
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