Auction 117, Lot 745

"Die Heilige Statt Jerusalem…", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Holy Land - Jerusalem

Period: 1580 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographia Universalis

Color: Black & White

14.8 x 6 inches
37.6 x 15.2 cm

Bold woodcut view of Jerusalem from an edition of Munster's Cosmographia. The well-detailed view as depicted from outside the walls with numerous buildings and temples named. On a full sheet of German text with text on verso.

References: Laor #1087.

Condition: C

Overall light toning and scattered stains. Tissue repair of centerfold at top of image, bottom corners reinforced with tissue, not affecting image.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/6/2006