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Bizantium - SCHEDEL, D. Hartmann - 1497. 
1497 - Augsburg, Johann Sch├Ânsperger, 1493. Latin text edition. Woodcut, printed area 180 x 170mm, set in a page of text. An imaginary view of Byzantium, the Greek city that became Constantinople, then Istanbul when it was captured by the Ottoman Turks in 1453. Within the text are woodcut portraits of three Persian kings; on the reverse is a prospect of Bologna in Italy.
[Bookseller: Altea Antique Maps]
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