Auction 107, Lot 461

"Die Heilige Statt Jerusalem…", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Holy Land - Jerusalem

Period: 1580 (circa)


Color: Black & White

14.7 x 6 inches
37.3 x 15.2 cm

Bold woodcut view of Jerusalem from an edition of Munster's Cosmographia. Well-detailed birds-eye view from outside the walls with numerous buildings and temples named. On a full sheet of German text.

References: Laor #1087.

Condition: B

Very nice, even impression. Light scattered staining, two binding holes in margins.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $220

Closed on 6/9/2004