"Corsica", Munster, Sebastian
Period: 1578 (published)
Publication: Cosmographia oder beschreibung Aller Lander…
Color: Hand Color
3 x 4.8 inches
7.6 x 12.2 cm
This small woodblock map, set into a sheet of German text (8 x 13"), is one of the earliest available maps of the island of Corsica. The map shows the ports and cities and is surrounded by ships and fierce sea monsters.
Light damp stains in the blank margins.