"Moscovia", Munster, Sebastian
Subject: Western Russia
Period: 1558 (circa)
Publication: Cosmographiae Universalis
Color: Hand Color
6.4 x 6.8 inches
16.3 x 17.3 cm
Woodblock map of European Russia, including part of present-day Ukraine. Moscow is prominently featured at center and the map is filled with graphic representation of the rivers, mountains, forests, cities and tent encampments with a bull roaming the countryside. On a full sheet of Italian text (7.8 x 12.2"), published between 1558-75.
A fine, dark impression with minor toning and foxing confined to blank margins.