Auction 117, Lot 748

"Novus Conspectus Veteris Ierusalem ex Authoris Mente", Calmet, Augustin

Subject: Holy Land, Jerusalem

Period: 1726 (published)

Publication: Dictionarum historicum…

Color: Hand Color

17 x 12 inches
43.2 x 30.5 cm

A simple bird's-eye view of the ancient city of Jerusalem shows its divisions with the Temple of Solomon and the royal palace and gardens prominently depicted. The map is oriented with west at top.

References: Laor #971.

Condition: A

Some printer's ink smudges within platemark. Pencil notations in bottom margin.

Estimate: $180 - $230

Sold for: $130

Closed on 12/6/2006