Auction 123, Lot 685

"Geographische Beschryvinge van Het Ioodtsche Landt…", Anon.

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1748 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.3 x 6.6 inches
21.1 x 16.8 cm

This delicately engraved map of the Holy Land is from an illustrated Dutch Bible. It is quite detailed with biblical references among the many place names. A vignette at bottom illustrates the Crucifixion and the map is adorned with two cartouches, a compass rose and several ships.

References:

Condition: A

A dark impression on a sheet with folds as issued. The wide original margins have a couple of chips, well away from the map.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 2/20/2008

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