Frankfurt Germany antique panoramic City View 1598 by Mnster lovely hand colorBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Franckfurt an der Ober Anno .. 1548
published Basel: 1598, by Sebastien Münster.
Impressively detailed and very quaint bird's-eye city view, with people and animals in the foreground. Depicts Frankfurt Germany in 1548, as indicated by the fluttering banner cartouche.
In VG to near excellent antiquarian condition, light minor show-through as typical which in no way detracts visually.
Original fold line, as issued.
With beautiful hand color.
Sheet measures c. 16" W x 13" H
Printed map area c. 11 1/4" W x 8" H
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 3, p. 296