Auction 150, Lot 572

"Reisen der Kinder Israel aus Egypten", Bunting, Heinrich

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1582 (circa)

Publication: Itinerarium Sacrae Scripturae

Color: Hand Color

14.5 x 10.2 inches
36.8 x 25.9 cm

This bold woodblock map illustrates the route taken by the Israelites in the Exodus from Egypt to the Promised Land. The map is very graphic with illustrations of the Pharaoh drowning in the Red Sea and Jonah on the back of a whale in the Mediterranean. German text on verso.

References: Laor #142.

Condition: A

A nice impression with several minor creases along the centerfold and a professionally repaired tear in top blank margin. The right and left margins have been extended to accommodate framing.

Estimate: $475 - $550

Sold for: $250

Closed on 9/17/2014