"Cosmographiae Universalis…", Munster, Sebastian
Subject: Title Pages
Period: 1550 (circa)
Publication: Cosmographiae Universalis
Color: Black & White
6.2 x 4.5 inches
15.7 x 11.4 cm
A decorative title page featuring a woodcut depiction of Creation, with God presiding in Heaven, and the land and seas below populated with animals and fish. The four corners are adorned with angels at the top and strange creatures at the bottom. On a sheet of Latin text (8.2 x 21.2") with a 12-line woodblock initial.