Auction 124, Lot 596

"Beschreibung des Heiligen Landes", Bunting, Heinrich

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1582 (circa)

Publication: Itinerarium Sacrae Scriptura

Color: Hand Color

15 x 10.3 inches
38.1 x 26.2 cm

Woodblock map of the Holy Land divided among the twelve tribes of Israel. The cities, mountains, rivers and seas are graphically presented and the Dead Sea is shown in a crescent shape. Three sea monsters frolic in the Mediterranean. German text on verso.

References: Laor #141.

Condition: A

There are some light stains in the margins, one touching the neatline in the lower right side margin. Two tiny worm holes in the Mediterranean have old repairs on verso.

Estimate: $475 - $550

Sold for: $550

Closed on 5/7/2008