Auction 116, Lot 714

"Tabula Geographica, in qua Omnes Regiones, Urbes, oppida, loca et Fluvij Israeliae Describuntur…", Plancius/Cloppenburg

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1643 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19.4 x 11.5 inches
49.3 x 29.2 cm

This is one of the most decorative maps of Israel from a Dutch Bible. The area is divided among the twelve tribes and is filled with place names. Fifteen vignettes from the Old Testament surround the map including a scene of the battle between David and Goliath. This is the second state of the plate. Dutch text on verso.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #78.

Condition: A

Fine impression with attractive later color. Side margins have been professionally extended to better accommodate framing.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,200

Sold for: $900

Closed on 9/20/2006