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Auction 145, Lot 687

"L'Ancienne Ville de Jerusalem & ses Environs",

Subject: Jerusalem, Holy Land

Period: 1699 (published)

Publication: Introduction a l'Ecriture Sainte

Color: Hand Color

14.7 x 10.7 inches
37.3 x 27.2 cm
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This imaginary bird's-eye plan of Jerusalem depicts the ancient city oriented to the north. Numerous buildings are depicted in a three-dimensional manner, including the massive Temple of Solomon. The Calvary is shown just outside the city walls. Published in Bernard Lamy's Introduction a l'Ecriture Sainte.

References: Laor #1060.

Condition: A

Watermarked paper with attractive color and wide margins. There is a printer's crease at bottom left, and a couple of minor extraneous creases.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $85

Closed on 6/12/2013