Auction 125, Lot 682

"Florentz", Munster/Petri

Subject: Italy, Florence

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Cosmographia

Color: Hand Color

13 x 10 inches
33 x 25.4 cm

An attractive woodblock view of the city of Florence surrounded in an elaborate border. The city is situated on both sides of the river Arno connected by four stone bridges. The many palaces and churches are well depicted, as are the city walls. German text and illustration on verso.


Condition: B+

The centerfold is reinforced on verso repairing a separation at bottom. There is a tiny edge tear at bottom, well away from the image.

Estimate: $200 - $275

Sold for: $190

Closed on 9/24/2008