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Auction 125, Lot 736

"Beschryving van het Oude Jeruzalem volgens Villalpandus", Calmet, Augustin

Subject: Holy Land, Jerusalem

Period: 1728 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

17.2 x 11.9 inches
43.7 x 30.2 cm

Bird's eye plan of the ancient city of Jerusalem based on Villalpando's foundation map. The plan shows only the major religious sites, uncluttered by habitations and is beautifully engraved to show the surrounding topography.

References: Laor #1152.

Condition: A

Nice impression and color with a minor tear in the bottom margin, well away from the map.

Estimate: $230 - $300

Sold for: $190

Closed on 9/24/2008