Catalog Archive
Auction 109, Lot 599

"Chorographia Terrae Sanctae in Angustiorem Formam Redacta, et ex Variis Auctoribus a Multis Erroribus Expurgata", Tirinus, Jacobus

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1632 (published)

Publication: Commentarius in Vetus et Novum Testamentum

Color: Hand Color

32.7 x 12.6 inches
83.1 x 32 cm

Visually stunning map of the Holy Land surrounded with panels of vignettes displaying sacred objects including a menorah, the arc of the covenant, the altar of sacrifices, the Tabernacle, and a plan and elevations of the Temple. At center is an inset bird's-eye plan of ancient Jerusalem based on the Spanish biblical geographer, Juan Bautista Vilalpando. Oriented with east at top, the map includes the territories of the twelve tribes on both sides of the Jordan River and the route of the Exodus and Wandering. Two sheets joined as issued. Engraved by J.E. Belling.

References: Laor #771.

Condition: A

Some ink residue in map, else fine.

Estimate: $800 - $1,000

Sold for: $850

Closed on 12/1/2004