Auction 124, Lot 615

"Urbs Hierosolyma ex Descriptione Joan Lightfootii", Lightfoot, John

Subject: Holy Land, Jerusalem

Period: 1686 (circa)

Publication: Opera Omnia

Color: Hand Color

20.3 x 14 inches
51.6 x 35.6 cm

This is an uncommon plan of the ancient city of Jerusalem. The imaginary plan shows the outer wall with Calvary outside the wall. The City of David and the King's Palace are pictorially represented, whereas Solomon's Temple is depicted only as a sketch plan.

References: Laor #1068.

Condition: A

Issued folded. The binding trim at left has been extended with a lighter colored paper, else very good.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $300

Closed on 5/7/2008