"Cosmographei oder beschrebung aller länder ...",
german edition, printed in Basel by Henricpetri, Anno 1558
Sebastian Münster (1488 – 1552), was a German cartographer, cosmographer, and a Hebrew scholar. In 1505, aged 17, Münster became a Franciscan monk, even being ordained some years later.
His universal studies at several universities qualify Münster as polymath.
Printer / Publisher:
Sebastian Henric Petri (* 1546 in Basel; † 1627 in Basel) was a famous printer of the dynasty of Petri. He was the son of Heinrich Petri (whose stepfather was Sebastian Münster) and brother of Adam Henric Petri and Sixtus Henricpetri. From 1572, he headed for over 50 years the pharmacy. He published hundreds of Latin and German titles: historiographic works, new editions of elder titles, schoolbooks, theological papers and updated new editions of Münster «Cosmographia».
Sebastian Munster. 1592
Sebastian Munster’s ‘Cosmographia, Beschreibung aller Lender’. These prints are from the 1592 German edition, published in Basel by Henrichum Petri (Heinrich Petri).
Artists and Engravers: Made by ‘Sebastian Munster’ after an anonymous artist. The author of this work is Sebastian Munster, a German cartographer, cosmographer and Christian scholar. He is best known for Cosmographia, the earliest German description of the world (in 6 parts. The woodcuts in this publication were made by a group of artists, among which Hans Holbein, Conrad Schnitt, David Kandel and Hans Rudolf Manuel Deutsch.
Белорусские города на старинной карте (прим.1598 год).
Sebastian Munster “Cosmographia”, 1598
Polonia et Ungaria. Nova tabula
Nouvelle description de Poloigne & Hongri
Sebastian Munster.1550 BASEL
Landtafel des Ungerlands Polands Reuffen Littaw Walachei Burgarei
Munster, вторая половина 16 века