[Constantinople]. Vues de Constantinople / Views of Constantinople.

Istanbul, Christian Roth, [ca. 1880].

Oblong 8vo (150 x 105 mm). Leporello booklet of 12 glossy lithographed plates and two folding lithographed colour maps. Contemporary red cloth with blindstamped cover borders and giltstamped title to upper cover.


A panorama of Constantinople on 10 consecutive plates (altogether ca. 1450 x 95 mm); two additional plates show views of the Hagia Sophia (then a mosque) and the fountain in the Yeni Cami (New Mosque). Important sights, buildings, bridges and districts are labelled in the panoramic view of Constantinople. The maps are titled "Plan von Constantinopel mit den Vorstädten, dem Hafen und einem Theil des Bosporus" and "Constantinopel und der Bosporus. Reduction nach der Aufnahme des Freiherrn v. Moltke auf 1/4 der Grösse des Originals. Maasstab 1:100.000".

Binding slightly rubbed.

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