Auction 108, Lot 541

"[Jerusalem]", Bunting, Heinrich

Subject: Holy Land - Jerusalem

Period: 1592 (published)

Publication: Itinerarium Sacrae Scripturae

Color: Black & White

14.2 x 10.5 inches
36.1 x 26.7 cm

Scarce woodcut view of the holy city of Jerusalem seen from the east. Numerous place names, in and around, the walled city. Bunting's Itinerarium Sacra Scripturae, or Travels According to the Scriptures, was first published in 1581. A description of Biblical lands, it was a popular book that was reprinted many times. This being from the very uncommon Czech edition. Color copy of the atlas title page included.


Condition: B

Heavy tissue backing repairing two wormholes and some tears in lower edge of map. A few scattered stains.

Estimate: $375 - $450


Closed on 9/29/2004