Auction 124, Lot 617

"Ierusalem Niewlicks uyt de Schriften Iosephus Afgebeeld door J.H. Coccejus", Covens & Mortier

Subject: Holy Land, Jerusalem

Period: 1722 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

15.7 x 12.6 inches
39.9 x 32 cm

This is a very unusual map of Jerusalem based on the scriptures and the story of Joseph. Sparsely detailed, within the city walls only a few important sites are shown such as the Palace of Queen Helena, Fort Antonia, the Temple and Herodes' Palace. Outside the walls Golgotha, the graves of Helena and Herodes, the compounds of Pompejus, the Assyrians and Titus and the Mount of Olives are depicted.

References: Laor #990.

Condition: A

The centerfold has been repaired in the blank margins.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 5/7/2008