Auction 123, Lot 674

"Regnum Iudeorum in Filios Herodis Magni per Tetrarchias Divisum ad Tempora Christi Domini…", de la Rue, Philippe

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1651 (dated)

Publication: La Terre Sainte en six cartes geographiques

Color: Hand Color

21 x 16 inches
53.3 x 40.6 cm

Handsome and uncommon map of the Kingdom of Judea with good detail throughout. It shows the extent of Palestine during the reign of the sons of Herod the Great up to Christ's time. Engraved by Jean Sommer and published by Pierre Mariette.

References: Laor #418.

Condition: B+

Original outline color with light toning along centerfold. A few marginal chips and soil, not affecting the map.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 2/20/2008