Auction 122, Lot 696

"[Untitled - Palestine]", Hole, William

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1614 (circa)

Publication: History of the World

Color: Hand Color

13.8 x 9.7 inches
35.1 x 24.6 cm

This map shows Palestine on both sides of the Jordan, with divisions among the Tribes, burial sites, notations on battles, and other locations of Biblical significance. The cities of Adama, Seboim, Sodom, and Gomorra are depicted burning within the Dead Sea. The area above Palestine is noted as The desert Arabia and Arabia the stonie. North is oriented to the left by an attractive compass rose.

References: Laor #338.

Condition: A

A sharp impression on a sheet with wide original margins. The lower margin has a faint stain, and there is a short repaired tear in the right margin.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $250

Closed on 12/5/2007