Leen Helmink Antique Maps

Florence by Sebastian Münster

Cartographer

Sebastian Münster

Title

Florence tres noble cite des Tuscans

Published

Basle, 1550

Size

cms

Technique

Woodcut

Stock number

18718

Condition

excellent

Price

$ 950

Description

Detailed bird eye view of the City of Florence.

One of the earliest printed map that is available of the city. This map served as the prototype for Braun & Hogenberg's 1572 map of the city.