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Auction 116, Lot 731

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

Subject: Holy Land, Jerusalem

Period: 1643 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19.5 x 11.5 inches
49.5 x 29.2 cm
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Attractive plan of Jerusalem displays 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. Dutch text on verso.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #79.

Condition: B

Good impression and attractive later color. Bit of minor soil in map. Professional paper restoration in side margins to better accommodate framing.

Estimate: $650 - $750

Sold for: $375

Closed on 9/20/2006