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Auction 128, Lot 793

"Die Heylige Statt Jerusalem…", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Holy Land, Jerusalem

Period: 1580 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographiae Universalis

Color: Hand Color

14.8 x 6 inches
37.6 x 15.2 cm
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Bold woodcut view of Jerusalem as it appeared in the sixteenth century when it was under Turkish rule. The well-detailed view shows the city from outside the walls with numerous buildings and temples named. Printed on a sheet of German text (16 x 11.5") with related text below and on verso.

References: Laor #1087.

Condition: A

Some stains in the text and blank margins, image is fine.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $275

Closed on 5/20/2009