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Early woodblock map of London

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

Londinum Feracis: Ang. Met.
Basle, 1628, German edition. Coloured. Woodcut map, printed area 245 x 360mm.

A woodcut plan of London derived from the Braun & Hogenberg map of a survey of c.1560, showing From Westminster to St Katherine's Parish, just east of the Tower. At the centre of the map is the Norman St Paul's Cathedral, still with the spire that was hit by lightning in 1561 and not replaced before the building was destroyed in the Great Fire a century later.
One of the earliest depictions of the city available.

HOWGEGO: 6, first issued 1598.
Stock ID : 21821

£1,500

£1,500

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Stock Id :21821

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Early woodblock map of London

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

Londinum Feracis: Ang. Met.
Basle, 1628, German edition. Coloured. Woodcut map, printed area 245 x 360mm.

A woodcut plan of London derived from the Braun & Hogenberg map of a survey of c.1560, showing From Westminster to St Katherine's Parish, just east of the Tower. At the centre of the map is the Norman St Paul's Cathedral, still with the spire that was hit by lightning in 1561 and not replaced before the building was destroyed in the Great Fire a century later.
One of the earliest depictions of the city available.

HOWGEGO: 6, first issued 1598.
Stock ID : 21821

£1,500

£1,500

Return To Listing