Auction 111, Lot 601

"Waerachtige beschryvinge vande wydvermaerde Conincklicke Hooft Stadt Ierusalem…", Plancius/Cloppenburg

Subject: Holy Land - Jerusalem

Period: 1643 (circa)


Color: Black & White

19.5 x 11.5 inches
49.5 x 29.2 cm

Attractive plan of Jerusalem with its well laid out streets and major religious sites within the outer walls. Fifteen Biblical vignettes surround the plan. This is the second state with Plancius' name replaced by D.R.M. Mathes.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #79.

Condition: B

Professional repairs on side folds with a tiny bit of neat facsimile. Couple of older paper repairs in blank margins.

Estimate: $600 - $700

Sold for: $450

Closed on 6/8/2005