"Corsica", Munster, Sebastian
Period: 1578 (published)
Publication: Cosmographia oder beschreibung Aller Lander…
Color: Black & White
3.1 x 4.9 inches
7.9 x 12.4 cm
This small woodblock map, set into a sheet of German text (8 x 12.8"), 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.
References: Mickwitz & Miekkavaara #158-73.
Lightly toned with one small spot in map and a damp stain in bottom blank margin, far from map.