Auction 119, Lot 759

"Geographiae Sacrae Tabula, in qua Terra Promissa in suas Tribus Partesq, Distincta", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1699 (published)


Color: Hand Color

10 x 7.8 inches
25.4 x 19.8 cm

This is a reduced version of the elder Sanson's map of the Promised Land showing the Twelve Tribes of Israel. It is decorated with a large figurative title cartouche, which a group of Biblical figures in front of a smaller version of the main map. Engraved by Antoine d' Winter for a scarce pirated edition of Sanson's pocket atlas.


Condition: A

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 5/9/2007