Auction 134, Lot 604

"Jerusalem die Heilige viereckete Stadt, in Grund gelegt und eigentlich abgemalet", Bunting, Heinrich

Subject: Jerusalem, Holy Land

Period: 1582 (circa)

Publication: Itinerarium Sacrae Scriptura

Color: Black & White

14.4 x 10.4 inches
36.6 x 26.4 cm

This scarce woodcut view of the holy city of Jerusalem is depicted as seen from the east. It includes numerous place names, in and around the walled city. At the upper left the city of Bethlehem is shown. German text on verso.

References: Laor #968.

Condition: B+

Bold impression with faint show through of text on verso. The lower centerfold has been repaired on verso and there is some paper restoration in the bottom margin. There are a few edge tears, most reinforced with tissue.

Estimate: $450 - $550

Sold for: $250

Closed on 12/1/2010