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Incunable prospect of Constantinople

SCHEDEL, D. Hartmann.

Constantinopolis.
Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 1493. Latin edition. Woodcut, image 240 x 530mm, set in a page of text, with good margins.

Centrefold restoration as usual, otherwise a fine example.

One of the earliest obtainable views of Constantinople, from the famous 'Nuremberg Chronicle'. On verso are several woodcuts including portraits of Byzantine emperors, Saint Helena (mother of Emperor Constantine I) and Arius, and a group representing the Council of Nicea.


Stock ID : 19188

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Stock Id :19188

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Incunable prospect of Constantinople

SCHEDEL, D. Hartmann.

Constantinopolis.
Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 1493. Latin edition. Woodcut, image 240 x 530mm, set in a page of text, with good margins.

Centrefold restoration as usual, otherwise a fine example.

One of the earliest obtainable views of Constantinople, from the famous 'Nuremberg Chronicle'. On verso are several woodcuts including portraits of Byzantine emperors, Saint Helena (mother of Emperor Constantine I) and Arius, and a group representing the Council of Nicea.


Stock ID : 19188

£1,400

£1,400

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