Auction 107, Lot 452

"Tabula Geographica, in Qua Iisraelitarum, AB AEgypto ad Kenahanaeam usque profectiones omnes, et stationes deseribuntur Auctore, D.R.M. Mathes…", Plancius/Cloppenburg

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1604 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19.5 x 11.5 inches
49.5 x 29.2 cm

First state of this very decorative Bible map of the region surrounding the Dead Sea through the Nile Delta depicting the wanderings of the Children of Israel. Panels at top and bottom include vignettes of important events of the Exodus.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #76.

Condition: A

Wide margins with a few expert repairs.

Estimate: $1,100 - $1,300

Sold for: $1,400

Closed on 6/9/2004