Auction 148, Lot 611

"Israels Peregrination, or the Forty Years Travels of the Children of Israel Out of Egypt Through the Red Sea, and the Wilderness into Canaan, or the Land of Promise", Moxon, Joseph

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1671 (circa)


Color: Black & White

18 x 12.4 inches
45.7 x 31.5 cm

This map shows the Palestinian and Lebanese coast and depicts the Jews' passage through the Red Sea and the Sinai Desert. North is oriented to the right. At the bottom are vignettes displaying the encampment of the tribes flanked by Aaron and Moses as well as Temple vessels held up by putti. Originally by Nicolas Visscher, the map was translated into English by Joseph Moxon.

References: Laor #519.

Condition: A

There is a printer's crease at top left and light toning along sheet edge at left.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 2/19/2014