Auction 159, Lot 596

"Tabula Geographica Terrae Sanctae Auctore J. Bonfrerio Societat. Jesu.", Halma, Francois

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1709 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
26.2 x 8.3 inches
66.5 x 21.1 cm

This interesting map of Israel is by the Flemish theologian, Jacques Bonfrere. Oriented with north at top left, it is divided into the twelve tribes with a key at bottom. The Wandering of the Children of Israel is shown with the 42 encampments. The title cartouche includes Moses, Aaron and a Roman soldier. Printed on two joined sheets, as issued.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #167.

Condition: A

A crisp impression, issued folding, with light damp stains along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/14/2016

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