Auction 111, Lot 602

"Ierusalem Niewlicks uyt de Schriften Iosephus Afgebeeld door J.H. Coccejus", Covens & Mortier

Subject: Holy Land - Jerusalem

Period: 1700 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15 x 12.8 inches
38.1 x 32.5 cm

A very unusual sparsely detailed map of Jerusalem based on the scriptures and the story of Joseph. Within the city walls only a few important sites are shown such as the Palace of Queen Helena, Fort Antonia, the Temple and Herodes' Palace. Outside the walls Golgotha, the graves of Helena and Herodes, the compounds of Pompejus, the Assyrians and Titus and the Mount of Olives are depicted.

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Condition: A

Nice impression and very wide margins with a few very minor spots.

Estimate: $220 - $275

Sold for: $190

Closed on 6/8/2005

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