Auction 129, Lot 736

"De Heylige en Wytvermaerde Stadt Ierusalem, Eerst Genaemt Salem", Schoonwald, Samuel

Subject: Jerusalem, Holy Land

Period: 1725 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.5 x 6.5 inches
21.6 x 16.5 cm

This rare little map is a reduced version of Visscher's bird's-eye plan of Jerusalem. While it is an imaginary plan, it provides great detail of the city walls and streets, with 36 principal sites numbered and keyed to a table in a cartouche at bottom. This is from the only Dutch Bible published by Samuel Schoonwald.

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Condition: A

There is an ink spot on verso, not affecting the map.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/23/2009

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