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Old antique plan of Jerusalem by J. Boisseau

Item number:25598
Category:Antique maps > asia > Holy Land
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Description de la Ville de Jerusalem avec les Noms des Saints Lieux ou Antiquitez qui sont Visitez par les Pellerins et Voiageurs. - J. Boisseau, 1648.    Very rare.


Old map - bird's-eye view plan of Jerusalem, within and without the walls, including the holy places around the city, by Jean Boisseau, after Bernardino Amico.

With key to locations.

Date of the first edition: 1648
Date of this map: 1648 (= Rare first edition, with the imprint of Boisseau)
Date on map: 1643

Copper engraving, printed on two sheets, joined.

Engraver: H. Picart
Size (not including margins): 24.5 x 73.5cm (9.6 x 28.7 inches)
Verso: Blank
Condition: Excellent.
Condition Rating: A+
References: Pastoureau, Boisseau 1, 55; Laor, 961.

From: Theatre des Citez, ou Recueil de plusieurs villes, dont les noms suivent par ordre alphabetique; Selon qu'ils sont contenues en ce present volume. Paris, Jean Boisseau, 1648.

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