Very rare early woodcut view of Rhodes by Guillaume Caoursin. From the incunable Obsidionis Rhodiae urbis descriptio, printed by Johann Reger in 1496 in Ulm.
The full-page woodcut shows crusaders preparing an execution by means of a gallows in a central square. The title above and the text on verso is rubricated.
|Title||Georius fit suspensus|
|Publisher, Year||Johann Reger, Ulm, 1496|
|Plate Size||21.5 x 12.7 cm (8.5 x 5.0 inches)|
|Sheet Size||27.3 x 19.2 cm (10.7 x 7.6 inches)|
|Reference||Schramm VII, 289|
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