Sale: 348 / Rare Books, Nov. 17./18. 2008 in Hamburg Lot 936

 
Asien - Byzantium, nunc Constantinopolis.

936
Asien
Byzantium, nunc Constantinopolis., 1580.
Coloured copper engraving
Estimate:
€ 600 / $ 660
Sold:
€ 1,440 / $ 1.584

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
Asien. - Asien. - Türkei/Konstantinopel. -
Byzantium, nunc Constantinopolis. Coloured engraving, partly gilt heightened, around 1580. 32,5 : 48 cm.
Fauser 6821. - Splendid general view from the half bird's eye view of Constantinople, in an old colouring and partly gilt heightened. With a bar containing 12 medallions with 11 portraits of important sultans up until the year 1574 (1 medallion incomplete). With rich maritime decoration. - Slightly browned. Matted and framed under glass, unopened.
Beautiful view of Constantinople, in old colour and partly heightened with gold. Lower margin with 12 medals, showing 11 portraits of famous sultans. - Slightly browned. Matted and framed, not opened.

936
Asien
Byzantium, nunc Constantinopolis., 1580.
Coloured copper engraving
Estimate:
€ 600 / $ 660
Sold:
€ 1,440 / $ 1.584

(incl. 20% surcharge)