Auction 128, Lot 798

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

Subject: Holy Land, Jerusalem

Period: 1732 (published)

Publication: Luyten's Histoire…

Color: Hand Color

15.5 x 12.6 inches
39.4 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

There are a few tiny spots in the wide blank margins, else fine.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $230

Closed on 5/20/2009