Auction 133, Lot 583

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

Subject: Jerusalem, Holy Land

Period: 1728 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

17.4 x 12 inches
44.2 x 30.5 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+

A little soft creasing at right, still fine.

Estimate: $220 - $300

Sold for: $130

Closed on 9/1/2010