Auction 124, Lot 595

"Reisen der Kinder von Israel aus Egypten", Bunting, Heinrich

Subject: Holy Land and Egypt

Period: 1582 (circa)

Publication: Itinerarium Sacrae Scripturae

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14.3 x 10 inches
36.3 x 25.4 cm

This bold woodblock map illustrates the route taken by the Israelites in the Exodus from Egypt to the Promised Land. The map is very graphic with illustrations of the Pharaoh drowning in the Red Sea and Jonah on the back of a whale in the Mediterranean. German text on verso.

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Condition: A

There are old paper repairs of a loss in bottom margin, well away from the map, and two wormholes in the Mediterranean.

Estimate: $475 - $550

Sold for: $550

Closed on 5/7/2008

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