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Auction 101, Lot 410

"Ierusalem, et suburbia eius, sicut tempore Christi floruit…", Braun & Hogenberg

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1598 (circa)

Publication: Civitates Orbis Terrarum, Vol. IV

Color: Black & White

19 x 14.3 inches
48.3 x 36.3 cm

Impressive plan of the city of Jerusalem at the time of Christ based on the model of Christian Adrichom (1588). The detailed plan includes pictorial representations of Biblical events. Printed on two separate sheets, each measuring approximately 19 x 14.3".

References: Laor #1041.

Condition: B

Backed with Japanese tissue with small area of loss at top centerfold border of bottom sheet. If joined, this area would be trimmed away. Couple of small spots and tiny binding holes, filled with tissue.

Estimate: $1,700 - $1,800

Sold for: $1,200

Closed on 12/4/2002