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Sebastian Münster:  Londinum Feracis: Ang. Met.

Maps of the British Isles


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Title: Londinum Feracis: Ang. Met.

Map Maker: Sebastian Münster

Place / Date: London / 1598

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 15 x 12.5 inches

Condition: VG

Price: $1,600.00

Inventory ID: 45242


Description:

Nice full color example of Munster's map of London, which appeared only in the later editions of Munster's Cosmography.

Striking double page city view of the city of London showing the area between Clerkenwell, Wapping, Southwark and Westminster Abbey. The view was based on Braun & Hogenberg's earlier projection. Two magnificent coats of arms, two columns of text within map referring to the City gates ( and two columns of text below map). Several vessels in the Thames. Two gentlemen with their elegantly dressed ladies in the foreground. 


Condition Description: Minor repairs at side edges. Lower margin added, with minor loss to text.


References: Howgego #6.


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