Auction 117, Lot 739

"De Beyde Koningryken Juda en Israel…", Bachiene, Willem Albert

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1750 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19 x 14.7 inches
48.3 x 37.3 cm

This is a nice biblical map of the kingdoms of Judea and Israel as they were during the reign of King Solomon. The map extends to include a large part of the Arabian desert as well. Putti hold up the title cartouche and another adorns the distance scale. A large vignettes depicts one of the one of the battles of Solomon. Engraved by Jan van Jagen.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn # 183.

Condition: B

Some damp stains in margins, barely intruding into the map border. Top fold separation in blank margin.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 12/6/2006

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