Auction 104, Lot 537

"Tabula Geographica, in qua Omnes Regiones, Urbes, oppida, loca et Fluvij Israeliae Describuntur…", Plancius/Cloppenburg

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1604 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19.2 x 11.5 inches
48.8 x 29.2 cm

One of the most decorative maps of Israel from a Dutch Bible. The map is divided into the twelve tribes and is filled with place names. Fifteen vignettes from the Old Testament surround the map including David and Goliath. This is the second state of the plate.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #78.

Condition: A

Fine impression and later color. Bottom corners professionally replaced with expert facsimile of a tiny bit of the border.

Estimate: $1,400 - $1,600

Sold for: $1,300

Closed on 9/10/2003