Auction 124, Lot 599

"Pinax Geographicus Patriarchatus Hierosolymitani…", de la Rue, Philippe

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1651 (dated)

Publication: La Terre Sainte en Six Cartes Geographiques

Color: Hand Color

21.3 x 16.3 inches
54.1 x 41.4 cm

A sharply engraved map of the Holy Land extending through the Sinai Peninsula to the mouth of the Nile. A decorative, garlanded cartouche surrounds the title. Engraved by J. Sommer and published by P. Mariette.

References: Laor #419.

Condition: B+

A sound sheet with a nice impression and a hint of toning on the centerfold.

Estimate: $200 - $300


Closed on 5/7/2008