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Auction 145, Lot 644

"Geographiae Sacrae ex Veteri et Novo Testamento Desumptae Tabula Prima quae Totius Orbis Partes Continet", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Eastern Mediterranean & Middle East

Period: 1665 (circa)

Publication: Geographica Sacra…

Color: Hand Color

20.8 x 14.7 inches
52.8 x 37.3 cm
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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 #687.

Condition: B

Issued folding, now pressed on watermarked paper. The impression is slightly uneven and there is some printer's ink residue. Expertly remargined at bottom left with a portion of neatline in facsimile, and margin at bottom has been extended to accommodate framing.

Estimate: $200 - $240


Closed on 6/12/2013