Auction 122, Lot 700

"Peregrinatie ofte Veertich-Iarige Reyse der Kinderen Israels uyt Egipten…", Savry, Jacob

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1648 (dated)


Color: Black & White

18.75 x 13.6 inches
47.6 x 34.5 cm

Lavishly decorated map of the Holy Land depicting the flight from Egypt. It is based on the map of Claes Jansz. Visscher with nearly identical embellishments. Includes a fine title cartouche, several fine engravings of religious icons, Moses, a high priest, numerous sailing ships and a charming scene of Jonah and the whale. Second state.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #108.

Condition: B+

Some printer's creases on centerfold and light soiling and toning along edges and folds. Bottom centerfold separated in margin.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $180

Closed on 12/5/2007