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Auction 106, Lot 473

"[Lot of 2] Palaestina seu Terra Sancta [and] Judaea seu Duodecim Tribus Israelis", Various

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1770-80 (circa)


Color: Black & White

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Pair of attractive maps of the Holy Land. First (8 x 12"), by Christoph Cellarius, is embellished with a fine decorative title cartouche. Second (9.2 x 13.6"), by Rigobert Bonne, from Atlas Encyclopedique shows the region divided into the twelve Tribes of Israel.

References: Bonne: Laor #122.

Condition: A

Both sharp impressions, overall very good. Cellarius with binding trim, tiny binding tear in margin and bottom left margin clipped at corner just into neatline.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $160

Closed on 3/3/2004