Auction 145, Lot 681

"Judee ou Terre Sainte", Robert de Vaugondy/Delamarche

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1795 (circa)

Publication: Nouvel Atlas Portatif

Color: Hand Color

8.6 x 9.7 inches
21.8 x 24.6 cm

Nice copper engraved map of present day Israel and Jordan. Below the title cartouche are keys to three different divisions of the land: the 12 tribes, the 6 provinces under Herod the Great, and the 3 Roman provinces. Engraved by E. Dussy, but a later state made during the French Republic period after the French Revolution. The cartouche mentions that it is the third year of the French Republic, placing it about 1795.

References: cf. Pedley #395; Laor #672.

Condition: B+

Some light, scattered foxing mostly confined to wide blank margins.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $35

Closed on 6/12/2013