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Selected Maps

Cartographer: Hartmann Schedel
Title: : Destruccio Iherosolime
Date: 1493      Size: 22 x 16 inches
Published: Nuremberg
Description: An incunable woodcut view of the destruction of Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar II of Babylon in 587 BC. Buildings are toppled and the Temple of Solomon is consumed by flames.
Map Ref: MEAST3966
Cartographer: Sebastian Munster
Title: : Jerusalem civitas sancta, olim metropolis regni Judaici, hodie vero colonia Turcae
Date: c. 1555      Size: 15 x 11 inches
Published: Basel
Description: Attractive woodcut view of 16th century Jerusalem. Taken from the German edition of the 'Cosmography'. Coloured.
Map Ref: MEAST3929
Cartographer: Antoine Du Pinet
Title: : Pourtrait et Description de l'antique & Illustre Cite de Ierusalem
Date: 1564      Size: 15 x 11 inches
Published: Lyon
Description: Early woodcut bird's-eye view of Jerusalem with a list of the most important buildings below and French descriptive text on the verso.
Map Ref: MEAST3666
Cartographer: Braun & Hogenberg
Title: : Hierosolyma Urbs Sancta
Date: 1575      Size: 18 x 15 inches
Published: Cologne
Description: Early bird's eye view of Jerusalem published within the second volume of 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum'. Latin text on verso. Original colour.
Map Ref: MEAST4157
Cartographer: Braun & Hogenberg
Title: : Hierosolima Clarissima
Date: 1578      Size: 19 x 14 inches
Published: Cologne
Description: Early bird's-eye view of Jerusalem with an inset of Moses receiving the Tablets. Published in the seminal, 'Civitates orbis terrarum'. Latin text on verso. Superb original colour.
Map Ref: MEAST4036
Cartographer: Braun & Hogenberg
Title: : Ierusalem et Suburbia
Date: 1588      Size: 19 x 29 inches
Published: Cologne
Description: Famed two-sheet map of Jerusalem during the Biblical period. The rarest of the three maps produced by Braun and Hogenberg. Latin text on verso. Manuscript corner decoration. Original hand colour.
Map Ref: MEAST4513
Cartographer: Braun & Hogenberg
Title: : Mons Calvariae
Date: c. 1615      Size: 18 x 13 inches
Published: Cologne
Description: Early copper-engraved view of Mt. Calvary, the site of Jesus's crucifixion in the Bible. Important holy sites are illustrated and labeled and a portrait of Pope Paul V overlooks the scene. French text in verso.
Map Ref: MEAST2773
Cartographer: Benito Arias Montanus
Title: : Antiquae Jerusalem Vera Icnographiae ad Sacrae Lectionis Praecipve et Aliarvm de Illa Vrbe Historiar. Explicationem ex Collatione Authorum cum Ruinarum Vestigiis, ac Situ Ipso
Date: c. 1640      Size: 10 x 11 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Bird's-eye view of ancient Jerusalem, highlighting biblical landmarks.
Map Ref: MEAST4090
Cartographer: Claes Visscher
Title: : De Heylige en Wytvermaerde Stadt Jerusalem Eerst Genaemt Salem
Date: 1645      Size: 19 x 13 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: A bird's-eye view of the holy city of Jerusalem according to Biblical descriptions. The lower corners depict the Crucifixion of Jesus and the Anointing of Solomon. Important landmarks are illustrated. Coloured.
Map Ref: MEAST4514
Cartographer: Jan van Jagen
Title: : Ierusalem
Date: c. 1700      Size: 18 x 12 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: An exquisite plan of Jerusalem with a large elevation of the Temple of Solomon along the upper border. Beautifully engraved figures of King Solomon and the High Priest flank the map.
Map Ref: MEAST4091
Cartographer: Matthaus Seutter
Title: : Jerusalem
Date: 1740      Size: 20 x 23 inches
Published: Augsburg
Description: Bird's eye view of ancient Jerusalem based on the description by Christian van Andrichom. With index to important buildings below. German and Latin text. Original colour.
Map Ref: MEAST2416
Cartographer: Thomas Conder
Title: : A Correct Plan of the Antient City of Jerusalem, and Parts Adjacent
Date: c. 1780      Size: 13 x 8 inches
Published: London
Description: City Plan of ancient Jerusalem with ornate border. Important sites including Pilates Palace and the citadel engraved in detail. Coloured.
Map Ref: MEAST3931
Cartographer: Tewfic Habesch
Title: : Jerusalem upon your Palm
Date: 1952      Size: 21 x 17 inches
Published: Jerusalem
Description: Separately issued folding map of Jerusalem promoting the city as a tourist destination. Printed colour. SL
Map Ref: MEAST4392