Auction 089 Kodesh books, Manuscripts, Rabbinic letters, Zionism, Erez Israel, Jodiaka objects and Jewish art
Jul 15, 2015
 3 Shatner Center 1st Floor Givat Shaul Jerusalem
The auction has ended

LOT 42:

Map of Jerusalem. Hartmann Schedel. Incunabula. Nurnberg, 1493

Sold for: $750
Start price:
$ 600
Estimated price:
$1,200 - $1,000
Auction house commission: 20%
VAT: 17% On commission only
Users from foreign countries may be exempted from tax payments, according to the relevant tax regulations

Map of Jerusalem. Hartmann Schedel. Incunabula. Nurnberg, 1493
Desruccio Iherosolime. Panoramic map of Jerusalem during its destruction. By Hartmann Schedel. Nurnberg 1493. Incunabula. Folded leaf. 40×56 cm. Latin. View from east to west. Depicts the Holy Temple in flames. From: Liber cronicarum [The Nurnberg Chronicle], leaf LXIII (in the upper right corner). Woodcut. By Michael Wohlgemut and Wilhelm Pleydenwurff. One of the first original maps of Jerusalem still extant today. Latin text on the reverse along with anti-Semitic illustrations. Quality paper. Small holes in the fold. Very fine condition. Laor, 1125.