Auction 114, Lot 571

"Vera Hierosolymae Veteris Imago", Halma, Francois

Subject: Holy Land - Jerusalem

Period: 1709 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

12.8 x 8.2 inches
32.5 x 20.8 cm

Fine map of Jerusalem based on Villalpando's foundation map of the city. The plan shows only the major religious sites, uncluttered by habitations and beautifully engraved to show the surrounding topography.


Condition: A

Light toning and neat manuscript notations of the map orientation in brown ink in margins.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $350

Closed on 3/1/2006