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Auction 105, Lot 470

"Iudaea seu Palaestina ob sacratissima Redemtoris vestigia hodie dicta Terra Sancta prout olim in Duodecim Tribus Divisa separatis ab invicem Regnis Iuda et Israel…", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1707 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

22.4 x 19 inches
56.9 x 48.3 cm

Splendid 18th century map of the Holy Land divided among the twelve tribes of Israel. The dramatic title cartouche features Moses receiving the Holy tablets and inset in the opposite corner is a map showing the Exodus and Wandering.

References: Laor #340.

Condition: B

Beautiful and early impression with fine original coloring. Light staining at upper center and left with some old repairs on verso.

Estimate: $500 - $600

Sold for: $325

Closed on 12/3/2003