Auction 117, Lot 740

"An Accurate Map of the Holy Land Divided into the XII Tribes of Israel. Accommodated to Sacred History, & describing the Travels of Jesus Christ", Bowen, Emanuel

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1757 (circa)

Publication: A Complete System of Geography

Color: Hand Color

9 x 12.6 inches
22.9 x 32 cm

A beautiful copper engraved map of Palestine including part of Syria from Tripoli down to Gaza on the Mediterranean coast. Shows tribal areas including the Ammonites, Ismaelites & Amalekites in the Arabian Desert. Attractive cartouche with shell, leaf, flower and scroll motifs.

References: Laor #126.

Condition: A

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $190

Closed on 12/6/2006