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Auction 109, Lot 589

"Lumen Historiarum per Orientem, Illustrandis Biblijs Sacris, Martyrologio, & alijs Multis a Fran. Hareio Concinnatum", Kaerius/Jansson

Subject: Near and Middle East

Period: 1684 (published)

Publication: Accuratissima Orbis Delineatio

Color: Hand Color

18.7 x 15 inches
47.5 x 38.1 cm

Fine map of the region from the eastern Mediterranean to the Persian Gulf based on the Ortelius/Vrients map of this name designed by Franciscus Haraeus. Includes a large inset map of the Holy Land. Shows the pyramids in Egypt, the route of Abraham from Ur to Sichem, and the wandering of the Children of Israel. This map was engraved by Kaerius, whose signature appears at bottom border, for Georg Horn's classical atlas, published by Jansson-Waesberg.

References: Laor #323; Phillips #5614-58.

Condition: A

Couple of tiny edge tears, well away from map.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $250

Closed on 12/1/2004