Auction 96, Lot 406

"Waerachtige beschryvinge vande wydvermaerde Conincklicke Hooft Stadt Ierusalem…", Plancius/Cloppenburg

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1643 (published)


Color: Hand Color

19.4 x 11.3 inches
49.3 x 28.7 cm

Attractive plan of Jerusalem with its well laid out streets and major religious sites within the outer walls. The plan is surrounded by fifteen various biblical vignettes.


Condition: B

Side margins extended with 1/2" of the engraving replaced with superb, expert facsimile. Still a fine decorative example of this interesting plan.

Estimate: $950 - $1,000

Sold for: $600

Closed on 9/12/2001