Auction 132, Lot 582

"[Constantinople]", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Istanbul, Turkey

Period: 1578 (published)

Publication: Cosmographia oder beschreibung Aller Lander…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
5.8 x 3 inches
14.7 x 7.6 cm

This is a simplified plan of Constantinople on a full sheet (8 x 11.7") of German text with a fanciful illustration of Emperor Constantine I. The major buildings are prominently depicted including the imperial palace and the Hagia Sophia.

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Condition: B+

Some minor toning.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 6/2/2010

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