Hierosolima Urbs


Name of map     : Hierosolima Urbs

Cartographer    : Braun & Hogenberg, 1573

Stock number    : 5506

Map number      : Laor map 1039C, p. 152, plate page 150;

State number of plate: 1

Copy from edition: 1573 Latin; Page signature: 52

Area displayed  :  The city of Jerusalem in bird's eye view (right)

                   and the city in ancient times (left); inset: Moses

                   receiving the tablets of the law;

Plate size      :  343 x 492 mm;

Paper size      :  400 x 520 mm;

Margins, left   :  20  mm,  right: 19  mm;

         upper  :  39  mm,  lower: 25  mm;

Paper thickness and quality: rather thin, but strong;

Paper   color   : off white;

Age of map color: old, original color;

Imperfections

     margins    : three tiny wormholes in upper margin; some soiling and crumpling of lower margin;

     plate area : none;

     verso      : none;

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Price           :   Euro 750


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