Auction 141, Lot 594

"[Untitled - Holy Land]", Honter, Jon Coronensis

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1546 (circa)

Publication: Rudimenta Cosmographica

Color: Hand Color

6.2 x 4.8 inches
15.7 x 12.2 cm

An uncommon miniature woodblock map of the Holy Land divided into the Twelve Tribes with charming pictorial topography and many place names. A ship and sea monster adorn the Mediterranean.


Condition: B+

Originally issued on two separate sheets, now professionally joined with a small amount of image in facsimile along the centerfold. Marginal soiling and manuscript page number at top right.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/5/2012