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Canary Islands / Kanarische Inseln  Woodcut.  Published in "Cosmographia" by Sebastian Muenster (1488-1552). German edition  Basel, 1553  Sebastian Muenster writes about the Canary Islands: ""Insulae Fortunatae (The Happy Islands) are now called Canary Islands or Dog Islands - Latin: Canis = Dog), because the indigenous people possess so many dogs"  The name Dog Islands did not last very long, however.
Canary Islands / Kanarische Inseln  Woodcut.  Published in "Cosmographia" by Sebastian Muenster (1488-1552). German edition  Basel, 1553  Sebastian Muenster writes about the Canary Islands: ""Insulae Fortunatae (The Happy Islands) are now called Canary Islands or Dog Islands - Latin: Canis = Dog), because the indigenous people possess so many dogs"  The name Dog Islands did not last very long, however.
Canary Islands / Kanarische Inseln  Woodcut.  Published in "Cosmographia" by Sebastian Muenster (1488-1552). German edition  Basel, 1553  Sebastian Muenster writes about the Canary Islands: ""Insulae Fortunatae (The Happy Islands) are now called Canary Islands or Dog Islands - Latin: Canis = Dog), because the indigenous people possess so many dogs"  The name Dog Islands did not last very long, however.
Canary Islands / Kanarische Inseln  Woodcut.  Published in "Cosmographia" by Sebastian Muenster (1488-1552). German edition  Basel, 1553  Sebastian Muenster writes about the Canary Islands: ""Insulae Fortunatae (The Happy Islands) are now called Canary Islands or Dog Islands - Latin: Canis = Dog), because the indigenous people possess so many dogs"  The name Dog Islands did not last very long, however.

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No title. Group of islands. Text in German: "Canarien oder hunds inseln" (DOG ISLANDS - Canis

Canary Islands / Kanarische Inseln

Woodcut.

Published in "Cosmographia" by Sebastian Muenster (1488-1552). German edition

Basel, 1553

Sebastian Muenster writes about the Canary Islands: ""Insulae Fortunatae (The Happy Islands) are now called Canary Islands or Dog Islands - Latin: Canis = Dog), because the indigenous people possess so many dogs"

The name Dog Islands did not last very long, however.

Light general age toning. Reverse side with a woodcut showing a man breaking a large rock of salt into pieces.

Island image: 6,8 x 13,5 cm (ca. 2.7 x 5.3")

Page size: 29,5 x 19 cm (ca. 11.6 x 7.5")

 


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