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Auction 157, Lot 624

"[Untitled - Jerusalem]", Saur, A.

Subject: Jerusalem, Holy Land

Period: 1658 (published)

Publication: Abraham Saurs Vermehrtes Staette Buch Franckfurt...

Color: Black & White

4.3 x 6.1 inches
10.9 x 15.5 cm

This charming small bird's-eye plan of Jerusalem was first published in Abraham Saur's book of miniature woodcut town plans and views, known as the Theatrum Urbium, in 1593. This edition features a decorative border that has been added to the plans.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.SAUR-1c #23.

Condition: B+

Light soiling.

Estimate: $250 - $325


Closed on 5/4/2016