Auction 108, Lot 529

"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

Professionally backed with light Japanese tissue with some paper restoration in blank margins. Minor old creases in map.

Estimate: $1,100 - $1,300

Sold for: $950

Closed on 9/29/2004