Canisha Turkey ? c.1670 rare Koppmayer birds-eye view print
Canisha Turkey ? c.1670 rare Koppmayer birds-eye view print Canisha Turkey ? c.1670 rare Koppmayer birds-eye view print
$ 65.00

Canisha.

(likely Turkey- southern Russia- Persia- Black Sea region of Europe).

Issued c.1686-1710, Augsburg by Jacob Koppmayer.

Rare late 17th century engraved urban birds-eye print. Depicts numerous minarets, likely for mosques in this fortied city alnog a river.

Stained and worn example, printers crease left of centerfold, spotting, old small paper repairs in blank margins, still displaying a nice patina and visual appeal unique to printed sheet of this era. Most views by Koppmayer are scare in any condition.

Original fold line as issued.

Sheet measures c. 8 1/4"H x 13 1/2"W.

Printed area measures c. 6 1/2"H x 12 1/2"W.

Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v.3, p. 52.

[R17619].