Florence Italy Firenze Italia 1804 rare city guide folding 1784 city plan mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Guida per Osservare con Metodo le Rarita e Bellezze del la Citta Di Firenze
1804, Florence, Italy, by Stamperia Reale. Eighth Edition. pp. 303. Map dated 1784 by Giuseppe Poggiali.
(Florence Italy guide book with folding map 1804- Italia)
Old 1/2 vellum patterned paper boards binding (perhaps late 19th century?). Text block lightly age toned but mostly clean, tight and sound.
Charming large late 18th century city plan (dated 1784 bottom left) with banner keys held by cherubs. Map backed long ago with old paper along fold lines.
Near folk-art and very nice decorative urban plan, title in banner top left, compass rose orients north towards bottom, many garden plans and designs visible.
Book measures: 5 5/8" H X 4 1/8" W.
Map measures c. 11 1/4" H x 14 1/2".