Auction 128, Lot 790

"Le Dodeci Tribu d'Israele [on sheet with] Terra di Canaan ou Terra Promessa ad Abramo, e a suoi Posteri…", Zatta, Antonio

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1785 (dated)

Publication: Atlante Novissimo

Color: Hand Color

16 x 12.3 inches
40.6 x 31.2 cm

An interesting pair of maps of the Holy Land, one inset into the other. The first map shows the Tribes of Israel on either side of the Jordan, and the second shows the track of the Wandering of the Children of Israel, with the Gentile tribes indicated. A decorative cartouche fills the upper left corner.

References: Laor #865.

Condition: B

Original outline color with some toning on the centerfold

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 5/20/2009