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Auction 118, Lot 774

"Tabula Geographica, in Qua Iisraelitarum, AB AEgypto ad Kenahanaeam usque profectiones omnes, et stationes deseribuntur Auctore, D.R.M. Mathes…", Plancius/Cloppenburg

Subject: Near and Middle East

Period: 1625 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19.5 x 11.5 inches
49.5 x 29.2 cm

Superb Bible map of the region surrounding the Dead Sea through the Nile Delta depicts the wanderings of the Children of Israel. Beautifully engraved panels at the top and bottom include vignettes of important events of Exodus, Deuteronomy and Numbers. This is the second state with improvements by D.R.M. Mathes, published by Cloppenberg. Dutch text on verso.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #76.

Condition: A

Dark impression and lovely color. Expert repairs in blank margins.

Estimate: $1,500 - $1,700

Sold for: $2,750

Closed on 3/6/2007