Cartographer: Sebastian Munster
Date: 1580 c Basel
Size: 26*35 cms image
Detailed attractive birds eye view of Constantinople / Istanbul from the sisteenth century.
All the main buildings seen in perspactive ..TopKapi, Galata Tower, Aya Sophia..etc. The Horn without brifges. Pera marked.
Constantinople at this time was one of the most important cities on earth, trading with the knoiwn world and having dominion over much of Africa, Middle East and the subcontinent.
Good hand colour..v good condition , no repairs etc. (much better than photos)
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