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This is a very nice birds eye view of Wittenberg, Germany.   Set within a page of text in German, which includes of an engraved portrait of Martin Luther.   From Munster's Cosmography, one of the most influential geographical works of the 16th and early 17th Century.  

1545 Munster Birds Eye View of Wittenberg

SKU: 2553
  • Title


  • Map Maker Specifics

    S Munster, 1545 c., Basel

  • Size

    5 x 6.1 in. plus margins

  • Condition

    Very good.  Slight overall toning and outline toning of likely earlier framing.  On watermarked laid paper. Tape residue on verso.  Hand-colored.

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