CONSTANTINOPLE PLAN DE LA VILLE DE CONSTANTINOPLE ET DE SES FAUBERGS
Rare large plan of Constantinople by Fr Kauffer and Le Chevalier.This uncommon plan was made specifically for Le Comte De Choisseul-Gouffier French Ambassador to the Ottoman Empire.
From Choiseul-Gouffier's 'Voyage pittoresque de la Grèce'. It details every street and important building,water depths etc.Typical of French cartography of this period for its precision coupled with superb design.. Kauffer was a Turkish engineer in the service of the Sublime Porte at Istanbul, who surveyed the area 1776-1782.
Excellent hand colour.Very good condition.
An important and uncommon map opf 18th century Constantinople.
code : M2326
Cartographer : ANON
Date : 1776 /1786
Size : 47.5*67cms
availability : Available
Price : £695