Basel: Heinrich Petri, 1559. Map from the Fourth Latin Edition of Cosmographiae Universalis lib. VI. Woodcut map ca. 26 x 36 cm (10 ½ x 13 ½ in) including the title printed above. Latin title and text on verso. Map with original centrefold, some mild age toning but overall a very good strong impression of this map.
One of the earliest obtainable birdseye views of Florence by Sebastian Muenster, one of the most influential cartographers of the sixteenth century. The major historical landmarks of Florence present in the sixteenth century are easily identifiable.
Price: $525.00 USD