Auction 169, Lot 650

"Novus Conspectus Veteris Ierusalem ex Authoris Mente", Calmet, Augustin

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1726 (published)

Publication: Dictionarum Historicum … Sacrae Scripturae

Color: Black & White

17 x 11.9 inches
43.2 x 30.2 cm

This simple bird's-eye view of the ancient city of Jerusalem shows its divisions, with the Temple of Solomon and the royal palace and gardens prominently depicted. The map is oriented with west at top.

References: Laor #971.

Condition: B+

Issued folding on a watermarked sheet with a few minor spots and a narrow left margin. There is light toning primarily confined to the margins.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $50

Closed on 9/12/2018