Auction 103, Lot 450

"Tabula Geographica, in Qua Iisraelitarum, ab Aegypto ad Kenahanaeam usque profectiones omnes, et stationes describuntur...", Plancius/Cloppenburg

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1625 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19.2 x 11.5 inches
48.8 x 29.2 cm

Very decorative Bible map of the region surrounding the Dead Sea through the Nile Delta. It depicts the wanderings of the Children of Israel. Panels at top and bottom include vignettes of important events of the Exodus. This is the second state with improvements by D.R.M. Mathes, published by Cloppenberg.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn # 76.

Condition: A

Crisp impression with fine later color. Two old repaired holes in bottom blank margin, not affecting map.

Estimate: $1,400 - $1,500

Sold for: $1,200

Closed on 6/11/2003