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Auction 118, Lot 800

"Die Heylige Statt Jerusalem…", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Holy Land, Jerusalem

Period: 1550 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographia Universalis

Color: Hand Color

15 x 6 inches
38.1 x 15.2 cm

Bold double-page woodcut view of Jerusalem from an edition of Munster's Cosmographia. Well-detailed perrspective view from outside the walls with numerous buildings and temples named. On a full sheet of German text, with text on the verso.

References: Laor #1087.

Condition: B

Old color. Toned with an old repair on centerfold and some minor stains in margins.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $300

Closed on 3/6/2007