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Auction 101, Lot 403

"Palestinae Sive Totius Terrae Promissionis Nova Descriptio Auctore Tilemanno Stella Sigenensi", Ortelius, Abraham

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1595 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

17.9 x 13.3 inches
45.5 x 33.8 cm

Beautifully and fully engraved map of the Holy Land with two large decorative cartouches. This map is Ortelius' third plate with only three ships and no sea monster, most likely published in the Parergon.

References: Van den Broecke #172.

Condition: C

Strong impression and very nice old color with gold highlights in cartouches. Trimmed to neatline with a tiny bit of loss in bottom border. Still a very attractive map.

Estimate: $700 - $800

Sold for: $500

Closed on 12/4/2002