Erla Urla Turkey c.1688 Koppmayer rare birds-eye city view printBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(likely Urla Turkey).
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 then rampart walled river city.
Stained and worn example, moderate scattered spotting, old paper repairs on recto to centerfold, still displaying a nice age 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 3/4"H x 13 5/8"W.
Printed area measures c. 6 3/4"H x 12 3/8"W.