Auction 137, Lot 671

"Geographiae Sacrae ex Veteri et Novo Testamento desumptae Tabula Prima quae Totius Orbis Partes continet", Sanson/Mariette

Subject: Eastern Mediterranean & Middle East

Period: 1662 (circa)

Publication: Geographica Sacra…

Color: Hand Color

20.6 x 14.5 inches
52.3 x 36.8 cm

A fine map illustrating the lands described in the Old and New Testament with only biblical place names indicated. The inset at bottom left balances the composition opposite the decorative title cartouche. Titled, Israelitarum Mansiones in Deserto (the stations of the Israelites in the desert), it is a small map of the route of the Exodus.

References: Laor #686.

Condition: A

Faint spots in blank margins, else near fine.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/14/2011