Auction 123, Lot 687

"Carte de la Palestine ou Terre Sainte, Consideree depuis le retour de la Captivite de Babylone…", Anon.

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication: Histoire Universelle

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.8 x 8 inches
27.4 x 20.3 cm

A crisply engraved map of the region from Sidon to Gaza and inland to the Arabian Desert with good detail. The map shows the division of the area into the Twelve Tribes, and a key identifies royal villages, cities of refuge, and levitical cities.

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Condition: A

A nice impression, issued folding and now flattened. The margins have a couple of minor spots.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $95

Closed on 2/20/2008

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