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Stock# 39479
Description

Scarce 16th Century map of the Island of Malta, from Francois De Belleforest, for his La Cosmographie Universelle de Tout la Monde, published in Paris, in 1575.

In 1544, the scholar and geographer, Sebastian Munster, published his Cosmographia, one of the most important and influential works of its type in the16th century. In 1575, the Paris publisher Francois de Belleforest, issued a French edition of the work which included this fine woodblock map of Malta.