Auction 121, Lot 722

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

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1709 (circa)


Color: Black & White

26 x 8.25 inches
66 x 21 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

Superb impression with light marginal toning. Lower margin uneven as issued.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $240

Closed on 9/26/2007