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From Sebastian Münster's Cosmographey, 1588. From the fifth book, chapter cxcv, page dcci, »Wo und wann die Truckerey und Büchsen erfunden«.

The picture may of course be older than 1588. I've looked in several editions of Cosmographey, but in the 1550-edition the chapter was illustrated by a book. There's a larger version here: Press.

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