Auction 102, Lot 441

"Tabula Geographica in Qua Regiones Cananaeae, et Locorum Situs Prout ea tempore Christi, et Apostolorum suerunt de integro describuntur, ac suis Limitibus distinguntur Auctore Petro Plancio", Plancius/Cloppenburg

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1643 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.5 x 11.5 inches
49.5 x 29.2 cm

Very graphic map from a Dutch Bible depicting the land of Canaan. Fifteen vignettes containing Biblical scenes illustrating the life of Christ surround the map. The map is nicely detailed and is decorated with a strapwork scale cartouche, sailing ship and a compass rose.

References:

Condition: B

Expert repairs on centerfold and a couple of tears into map with margin extended at left, all very professionally accomplished.

Estimate: $1,600 - $1,800

Sold for: $1,200

Closed on 3/5/2003

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