Auction 102, Lot 445

"Chorographia Terrae Sanctae in Angustiorem Formam Redacta, et ex Variis Auctoribus a Multis Erroribus Expurgata", Tirinus, Jacobus

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1700 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
32.3 x 12.4 inches
82 x 31.5 cm

Visually stunning map of the Holy Land surrounded with panels of vignettes displaying the sacred objects and places of Judaism with a bird's-eye plan of ancient Jerusalem based on the Spanish biblical geographer, Juan Bautista Vilalpando. Oriented with east at top, the map includes the territories of the twelve tribes on both sides of the Jordan River and the route of the Exodus and Wandering. Two sheets joined as issued. Engraved by J.E. Belling.

References:

Condition: A

Small hole in right blank margin.

Estimate: $950 - $1,200

Sold for: $800

Closed on 3/5/2003

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