Auction 151, Lot 609

"[Lot of 2] Partie Septentrionale de la Judee ou Terre-Sainte... [and] Partie Meridionale de la Judee ou Terre-Sainte...", Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1748 (dated)

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Color: Black & White

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This lovely pair of maps cover the Holy Land and its immediate surroundings from Damascus down to the southern tip of the Dead Sea. There is good topographical detail and numerous cities and towns are named. Tribes of Israel are located as well. Royal cities, Levitical cities, and cities of refuge are specially marked. Engraved by Guillaume Delahaye. A. Partie Septentrionale de la Judee ou Terre-Sainte ou sont les Tribus d'Aser de Nephtali, de Zabulon, d'Issachar et de Manasse (12.7 x 9.4"). Ref: Laor #665.

B. Partie Meridionale de la Judee ou Terre-Sainte; ou sont les Tribus d'Ephraim, de Gad, de Dan, de Ruben, de Simeon, de Benjamin et de Juda; Ces Deux Dernieres Son le Rme. de Juda (14.2 x 9.3").

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Condition: A

Both maps are dark impressions issued folding on watermarked sheets with minor offsetting and short binding tears in the left blank margin.

Estimate: $220 - $250

Sold for: $160

Closed on 11/19/2014

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