1574 – S. Munster – Constantinopel


Title:                     “Constantinus / Constantinopel”​

An early woodcut view of Constantinople, today Istanbul, Turkey by Sebastian Munster. A lettered key identifies important places. It’s filled with the markets, homes, palaces and churches and one large ship sailing out to the sea.

Map comes from the German edition of Sebastian Münster’s Cosmography, titled “Cosmographey oder beschreibung aller Länder, Herrschafften, fürnemmsten Stetten, geschichten, gebreüchen, handtierungen &c.”, published in 1574 by Heinrich Petri in Basel.

Cartographer:   Sebastian Munster​ (1488 – 1552)
Sheet size:           29,8 x 18,4 cm
Year:                     1574
Technique:          copper engraving

Good condition.

This is an original antique map published in 1574 and NOT a modern copy or reprint


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