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Istanbul (Constantinople), by Domenico Zenoi. c. 1575


Costatinopoli, Città principale del gran turcho.

€1100  ($1155 / £924)
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Item Number:  27578
Category:  Antique maps > Asia > Turkey - Cyprus
References: Bifolco-Ronca - Tav. 169 State 2.

Old, antique map of Istanbul (Constantinople), by Domenico Zenoi.

Very rare.

Engraved in counterpart, depicting the city in a mirror image.

Oriented to the northeast.

Date of the first edition: c. 1567
Date of this map: c. 1575

Copper engraving, printed on paper.
Size (not including margins): 15 x 20cm (5.9 x 7.8 inches)
Verso: Blank
Condition: Slightly weak impression.
Condition Rating: B+
References: Bifolco-Ronca, Tav. 169 State 2

From: G.F Camocio. Isole Famose, Porti, Fortezze, e Terre Maritime. Venice, Libraria des segno di S. Marco (i.e. D. Bertelli), After 1575. (Phillips 3975; Bifolco-Ronca, p.140ff)