Constantinople, Damascus, Paris: Three Views.
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Constantinople, Damascus, Paris: Three Views. Including: Matthew Merian's Constantinopolitanae Urbis Effigies ad Vivum Expressa, quam Turcae Stampoldam Vocant, engraved view of Constantinople from Pera, numbered index printed below the view, with twenty-nine sites identified, including Seraglio, St. Sophia, Suleiman's Mosque, and others, Pera in the foreground is shown as walled city, many ships sail in the Golden Horn, older hand tinting, Frankfurt, dated 1635 in upper margin, may be c. 1646, printed on joined sheets, mounted, matted, and framed, 27 1/2 x 9 in.; Georg Braun and Franz Hogenberg's Damascus, urbs nobilissima ad Libanum montem, Totius Syriae Metropolis, Cologne, 1588, hand-colored engraving, matted and framed, 14 1/4 x 13 in.; [and] a vue d'optique of Paris by Jean-François Daumont, c. 1750, Pons Sancti Michaelis, Parisiis, Le Pont de St. Michel a Paris, engraved, hand-colored, matted and framed, 16 1/2 x 11 1/4 in. (3)
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