Auction 117, Lot 719

"[Lot of 2] Constantinople [and] Constantinoplis",

Subject: Turkey

Period: 1680-1750 (circa)

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Color: Hand Color

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1) This delightful little map of Constantinople was published by Alain Manesson Mallet, Paris, ca. 1680. The view shows the magnificent city viewed from above the Scutari. Ships fill the Sea of Marmora and several Asian gentlemen appear in the foreground. (3.8 x 5.5")
2) This is a tiny bird's-eye plan of the city on sheet of Latin text. Anonymous, ca. 1750. (plan 3.7 x 2.8" overall 5.5 x 7.5")

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Condition: A

Remnants of framer's hinges on verso.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $200

Closed on 12/6/2006

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