Auction 122, Lot 697

"Peregrinatio Israelitaru in Deserto", Hondius/Purchas

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1625 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

7.4 x 5.75 inches
18.8 x 14.6 cm

A handsome little map depicting the Exodus and the wandering of the Children of Israel. Inset of the encampment enclosed in a strapwork border. On a sheet of English text (8.4 x 13.1").


Condition: B+

The map is near fine with a damp stain in the text just entering the map at the top right corner. Text sheet with a fold and some minor mildew, along with a little tape residue at the margins, not affecting the map.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 12/5/2007