Constantinopolis


Name of map     : Constantinopolis

Cartographer    : Schedel, 1493

                  from Liber Chronicarum, Hartmann-Schedel

                  Woodcuts by Wilhelm Pleydenwurff & Michael

                  Wohlgemut. Published in Nurnberg by Anton Koberger.

                 

Stock number    : 4394, from the first, Latin edition

Page signature  : CXXX

Area displayed  : the city of Constantinopel;

Size of woodcut : 240 x 537 mm (in fact two adjacent woodcuts);

Paper size      : 436 x 614 mm;

Margins, left   : 50 mm,  right: 45 mm;

         upper  : 25 mm,  lower: 33 mm;

Paper thickness and quality: heavy and strong;

Paper   color   : off white;

Age of map color: uncolored;

Imperfections

     margins    : none;

     image area : the usual damage at centerfold, which has

                  been repaired expertly; only visible when held

                  against strong light;

     verso      : none

Overall quality :perfect/EXCELLENT/very good/good/fair/mediocre/poor

Price           : Euro  1875


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