Auction 117, Lot 730

"Canaan comonly called the Holy Land or the Land of Promise being ye Possession of ye Israelites & travelled through by our Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ and his Apostles", Blome, Richard

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1687 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

17.8 x 10.3 inches
45.2 x 26.2 cm

Attractive map based on the work of Visscher showing the Holy Land with a great amount of detail. The track of Apostle Paul is shown in the Mediterranean Sea and the map is embellished with three cartouches, two being held aloft by putti. Engraved by Richard Palmer.


Condition: A

Scattered foxing, minor tears and tape in blank margins.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $325

Closed on 12/6/2006