City Views, Turkey, Constantinople, Istanbul
Constantinopolitanae Urbis Effigies Vivum Express In the decorative title ribbon: "Constantinopolis" General view of Istambul.
Copper etching by Justus Danckerts. Below image description in latin, dutch and french. Hand colored definately not recently, but probably not at time of printing. Lower right corner has identifyer of famous buildings in the city in dutch language. Amsterdam, ca. 1690
Marvellous and very, very rare general view of the city of Istambul (formerly Constantinople) of which the French text says: this grandiose city is among cities the most marvellous...
Margins have been professionally widened (practically invisible). Otherwise in superb condition.
39.4 x 49.9 cm (15.5 x 19.6") including text.