Catalog Archive
Auction 118, Lot 751

"Geographiae Sacrae ex Veteri, et Novo Testamento desumptae Tabula Prima, quae Totius Orbis Patres continet", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East

Period: 1662 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

20.8 x 14.8 inches
52.8 x 37.6 cm

Fine map illustrates the lands described in the Old and New Testament stretching from the Eastern Mediterranean through the Holy Lands and Arabia. The map provides good detail throughout and includes a small inset showing the Wandering of the Children of Israel. It is adorned with a wreath-style title cartouche. Published by Francois Halma.


Condition: A

Small stain in right margin, just touching border.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $200

Closed on 3/6/2007