Auction 148, Lot 616

"Geographiae Sacrae ex Veteri, et Novo Testamento Desumptae Tabula in qua Terra Promissa, Sive Iudaea in Suas Tribus Partesq' Distincta", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1702 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

19.8 x 15.6 inches
50.3 x 39.6 cm

A fine map illustrating the lands described in the Old and New Testament. The Kishon River connects the Mediterranean to the Sea of Galilee. The map provides good detail throughout and is adorned with a wreath-style title cartouche featuring a pair of sea monsters.

References: cf. Laor #691.

Condition: A

A nice impression on a bright, watermarked sheet with ample margins and couple of small, insignificant spots.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 2/19/2014