"Die Siebenburg so man sunst auch Transsylvaniam nennt", Munster/Petri
Period: 1598 (published)
Publication: Cosmographia Universalis
Color: Hand Color
14.3 x 12.2 inches
36.3 x 31 cm
Woodblock map covering the region of present-day Romania that was then the heartland of the Saxon community in southern Transylvania. The map graphically depicts the mountains, rivers and forests and locates hundreds of tiny villages. A large distance scale is at bottom and the title is in the top margin. German text and illustration on verso.
Faint toning along centerfold.