Auction 132, Lot 596

"De Stadt Ierusalem", Wetstein/Smith

Subject: Jerusalem, Holy Land

Period: 1728 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.8 x 14.6 inches
50.3 x 37.1 cm

Great bird's eye plan of the ancient holy city flanked by engravings of religious icons. At the bottom are an elevation of the Temple of Solomon and a panoramic view of Jerusalem. This is the second state with Danckert's imprint replaced by R. & J. Wetstein, William Smith and Samuel Luchtmans. Dutch text on verso.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #162.

Condition: B+

Faint toning on centerfold and an extraneous horizontal crease.

Estimate: $325 - $400

Sold for: $275

Closed on 6/2/2010

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