Auction 154, Lot 620

"Geographiae Sacrae ex Vet, et Novo Testamento Desumptae Tabula Secunda in qua Terra Promissa sive Iudaea...", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1696 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

19.4 x 15.3 inches
49.3 x 38.9 cm

A fine map illustrating the lands described in the Old and New Testament, with the Kishon River connecting the Mediterranean to the Sea of Galilee. The map provides good detail throughout and is adorned with a wreath-style title cartouche. This Italian edition is based upon an earlier map by Nicolas Sanson and was published by the Tipografia del Seminario.


Condition: B+

On watermarked paper with wide margins, light scattered foxing, and faint toning along the centerfold.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/16/2015