"Von den "Seraussen"  Woodcut and a description of an ostrich carrying a big key in his beak. Describes land of origin, the eggs and physical characteristics of ostriches.  Image: 15 x 9 cm (ca. 5.9 x 3.5")  *****  Reverse side:   No title. Within the article "Libya" a creature described as panther  Woodcut of a phantasy animal  Image: 6,5 x 8,5 cm (ca. 2.6 x 3.3")  Text in German language  Woodcuts published in "Cosmographia"  By Sebastian Muenster (1488-1552)  Printed by Heinrich Petri. Basel, 1553
"Von den "Seraussen"  Woodcut and a description of an ostrich carrying a big key in his beak. Describes land of origin, the eggs and physical characteristics of ostriches.  Image: 15 x 9 cm (ca. 5.9 x 3.5")  *****  Reverse side:   No title. Within the article "Libya" a creature described as panther  Woodcut of a phantasy animal  Image: 6,5 x 8,5 cm (ca. 2.6 x 3.3")  Text in German language  Woodcuts published in "Cosmographia"  By Sebastian Muenster (1488-1552)  Printed by Heinrich Petri. Basel, 1553

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"Von den "Seraussen"

Woodcut and a description of an ostrich carrying a big key in his beak.
Describes land of origin, the eggs and physical characteristics of ostriches.

Image: 15 x 9 cm (ca. 5.9 x 3.5")

*****

Reverse side: 

No title. Within the article "Libya" a creature described as panther

Woodcut of a phantasy animal

Image: 6,5 x 8,5 cm (ca. 2.6 x 3.3")

Text in German language

Woodcuts published in "Cosmographia"

By Sebastian Muenster (1488-1552)

Printed by Heinrich Petri. Basel, 1553

Full page: 30,5 x 19 cm (ca. 12 x 7.5")

Natural age-toned paper. Spotty in margins.

 


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