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Sebastian Münster:  Die Stat Florentz

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Title: Die Stat Florentz

Map Maker: Sebastian Münster

Place / Date: Basle / 1550 ca

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 14 x 10 inches

Condition: VG+

Price: $875.00

Inventory ID: 43957


Description:

Detailed view of the City of Florence, from an early edition of Munster's Cosmographia.

Large coat of arms held aloft by two angels, with two additional cherubs in the upper left and right corners. Major landmarks (Duomo, Ponte Vecchio, etc.) are plainly visible in the view.

The view appeared in Munster's Cosmographia, one of the most influential geographical works of the 16th Century, first published in 1544. 


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