Auction 130, Lot 644

"Geographiae Sacrae Tabula, quae Totius Orbis Partes Continet", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Mediterranean and Middle East

Period: 1700 (circa)

Publication: Algemeene Weereldtbeschryving

Color: Hand Color

11.2 x 7.8 inches
28.4 x 19.8 cm

While this map covers nearly all of the Mediterranean, it focuses on the Holy Land and the Middle East. A small inset shows the wandering of the Israelites from Egypt to the Promised Land. Engraved by Antoine d' Winter for a Dutch edition of Sanson's pocket atlas.


Condition: A

Mild toning in margins.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $120

Closed on 12/2/2009