Auction 119, Lot 761

"Tabula Geographica Terrae Sanctae Auctore J. Bonfrerio Societa Jesu.", Halma, Francois

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1709 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
26 x 8.1 inches
66 x 20.6 cm

Uncommon map of Israel by the Flemish theologian Jacques Bonfrere. The map is oriented with north at top left and divided into the twelve tribes with a key at bottom. The Wandering of the Children of Israel is shown with the 42 encampments. The title cartouche includes Moses, Aaron and a Roman soldier. Printed on two joined sheets, as issued.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #167.

Condition: A

With folds, as issued and some minor toning.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 5/9/2007

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