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Auction 153, Lot 610

"Tafel des Heiligen Landes zu dem Newen Testament Dienlich", Bunting, Heinrich

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1600 (circa)

Publication: Itinerarium Sacrae Scripturae

Color: Hand Color

7.7 x 10.8 inches
19.6 x 27.4 cm

Woodblock map of the Holy Land as described in the New Testament. The major cities are depicted in miniature view form with Jerusalem being the most prominent. Palestine is depicted on both sides of the Jordan. Two sea monsters grace the Mediterranean. On a full sheet of German text measuring 15.9 x 12.2".

References: Laor #143.

Condition: B+

Light toning and soiling with professional repairs to several binding holes and worm tracks along right neatline and in top blank margin. Light text show-through.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 5/20/2015