Auction 124, Lot 601

"Tabula Canaanis ex Mente Ioannis Lightfooti", Lightfoot, John

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1686 (circa)

Publication: Opera Omnia

Color: Hand Color

16.8 x 14.3 inches
42.7 x 36.3 cm

This handsome, uncommon map shows Palestine divided among the tribes and according to the political division under Roman rule. It covers both sides of the Jordan River. The 42 stations of the wandering Children of Israel are noted in the deserts of Arabia.

References: Laor #444.

Condition: A+

Sharp impression and lovely color. Issued folded.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $350

Closed on 5/7/2008