Auction 126, Lot 645

"Florentz", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Florence, Italy

Period: 1578 (published)

Publication: Cosmographey

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 title on verso.


Condition: B+

Faint stains in blank margins with some minor toning along centerfold. There is a tiny edge tear in the bottom margin, well away from the map.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/3/2008