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