[World map]. Insculptum est per Johanne Schnitzer de Artmszheim (Shelfmark(s): ORB.40/284.)

This is a coloured woodcut version of a Ptolemaic world map which was made outside Italy, based on a manuscript of Donnus Nicolaus Germanus of the 1470's. This is also the first printed map to be signed by the artist Johannes Schnitzer of Armsheim who is also known for his woodcut book Buch der Weisheit der alten Weisen, 1483.

 

Title
[World map]. Insculptum est per Johanne Schnitzer de Artmszheim (Shelfmark(s): ORB.40/284.)
Creator
Schnitzer, Johannes
Subject
World maps--Early works to 1800
Geographical areas and countries
Publisher
1482
Contributor
British Library
William and Judith Bollinger
Digital Description
application/pdf, 3413 KB, 1 map : hand col.
All rights reserved. The British Library, 2017

 

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