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Auction 118, Lot 796

"Iudaea seu Terra Sancta quae Hebraeorum sive Israelitarum in suas duodecim Tribus divisa secretis ab invicem Regnis Iuda et Israel…", Sanson/Mortier

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1725 (published)

Publication: Atlas Antiquus

Color: Black & White

24.1 x 16.6 inches
61.2 x 42.2 cm

Fine, decorative map of Judea with tribal divisions and a wealth of place names and topographical detail, including the locations of royal and priestly cities and sanctuaries. Decorated with two fine cartouches. The title cartouche includes four figures; at top Moses and Aaron flank the royal coat of arms, and at bottom a Roman soldier and a pagan figure appear on either side of the Arc of the Covenant. The lower mileage-scale cartouche features the Almighty creating the animals. Additional title in top margin, "Iudaea, sive Terra Sancta in Duodecim Tribus Divisa, ad Usum Serenissimi Burgundiae Ducis." Published by Covens & Mortier.

References: Laor #694.

Condition: A

Nice impression with overall even toning.

Estimate: $400 - $600

Sold for: $300

Closed on 3/6/2007