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Title: Constantinopolis - Folium CXXX
This is one of the earliest available views of the city, and is one of only a few two-sheet views from the Chronicle. Numerous mosques dominate the skyline and a large ship is in the foreground. There is German text above and on verso (with several fine woodblock illustrations of the emperor Constantine and his descendants). Two joined sheets, as issued.     (id:93396/129-713)
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Istanbul, Turkey
1493/9.4" x 21.0"  (23.9 x 53.4 cm)
C
(+B) Professional restoration at bottom joint including a few lines of expert facsimile.


Liber Chronicarum

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Old World Auctions
Auction No. 129 - Antique Maps, Charts, Atlases & Globes
713

09/2009


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