"Von dem Teutschen Land. Bodensee auff der Germanischen Seyten", Munster, Sebastian
Subject: Bodensee, Germany & Switzerland
Period: 1578 (published)
Color: Black & White
6.4 x 4.6 inches
16.3 x 11.7 cm
This woodcut map presents a charming bird's-eye view of Bodensee, nestled between Germany and Switzerland. The view depicts the surrounding towns, mountains, and rivers flowing into the lake. A small-masted boat and a rowboat are shown in the lake. On a full sheet of German text (12.8 x 8.0").
References: Mickwitz & Miekkavaara #158-116.
Even toning with minor show-through of text on verso and marginal soiling.