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Auction 123, Lot 678

"Geographiae Sacrae ex V. & N. Test. Defumtae Tabula Secunda in qua Terra Promissa", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1704 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19.5 x 15.3 inches
49.5 x 38.9 cm

A fine map illustrating the lands described in the Old and New Testament. The Kishon River connects the Mediterranean to the Sea of Galilee. The map is graced with a cartouche drawn by H. Eland, showing Joshua being presented with a survey of Canaan by his spies. This edition was published by Francois Halma, after Sanson's map of 1662.

References: Laor #692.

Condition: A

A dark impression on strong paper. The margins have a few faint spots.

Estimate: $250 - $350

Sold for: $180

Closed on 2/20/2008