Auction 124, Lot 597

"Terra Sancta quae in Sacris Terra Promissionis ol. Palestina", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1631 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.5 x 5.2 inches
19.1 x 13.2 cm

This small map is based on Ortelius' famous map of the Holy Land. It is oriented with east at the top and centered on Samaria. The map was engraved by Petrus Kaerius for Jansson's editions of the Atlas Minor. German text on verso


Condition: A

Minor show-through of text on verso.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $150

Closed on 5/7/2008