Auction 123, Lot 675

"Pinax Geographicus Patriarchatus Hierosolymitani…", de la Rue, Philippe

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1651 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21 x 16 inches
53.3 x 40.6 cm

Interesting and uncommon map of the Holy Land extending through the Sinai Peninsula to the mouth of the Nile. Includes a decorative title cartouche. Engraved by J. Sommer and published by P. Mariette.

References: Laor #419.

Condition: B+

Faint toning along the centerfold and a soft crease on the left.

Estimate: $200 - $275

Sold for: $150

Closed on 2/20/2008

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