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Auction 100, Lot 401

"Palaestina", Kaerius, Petrus

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1600 (circa)


Color: Black & White

4.9 x 3.3 inches
12.4 x 8.4 cm

Fine miniature map covering the area from present-day Beirut to the Nile River delta. The map was based on Ortelius's fine map of the region. The route of the Exodus is shown. Decorated with a title cartouche, a ferocious sea monster and a sailing vessels.

References: King, p. 69.

Condition: B

Minor toning with slight show through of Latin text on verso. Remnants of hinge tape on verso.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $95

Closed on 9/12/2002