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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: : 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: Johann Christoph Wagner
Title: : [Jerusalem]
Date: 1685      Size: 8 x 14 inches
Published: Ulm
Description: Detailed bird's eye view plan of Jerusalem with accompanying key.
Map Ref: MEAST4116
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: Ermete Pierotti
Title: : Plan of Ancient Jerusalem
Date: 1864      Size: 14 x 17 inches
Published: London
Description: Pierotti's plan of ancient Jerusalem showing the results of his own archaeological excavations in the city.
Map Ref: MEAST4465
Cartographer: Ermete Pierotti
Title: : Plan of Modern Jerusalem
Date: 1864      Size: 14 x 17 inches
Published: London
Description: Pierotti's plan of modern Jerusalem showing the results of his own surveys of the city. One of the earliest plans of the city made by modern methods.
Map Ref: MEAST4466
Cartographer: Ordnance Survey
Title: : Ordnance Survey of Jerusalem
Date: 1865      Size: 28 x 46 inches
Published: London
Description: Rare separately issued folding map of Jerusalem made by Capt. Charles Wilson under the auspices of the Ordnance Survey. The map notes the famous quarters of the city. (Folded)
Map Ref: MEAST4052
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