Auction 159, Lot 599

"Het Heylige Land Verdeeld in de Twaalf Stammen Israels…", Covens & Mortier

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1725 (circa)


Color: Black & White

18.5 x 15.5 inches
47 x 39.4 cm

This decorative map of present-day Israel, Lebanon and Jordan is fully engraved with mountains, towns, forests and notations of important Biblical sites. It shows both the divisions in the Twelve Tribes of Israel and the regions in Christ's time. The pictorial title cartouche depicts Jesus healing the sick and a scale of miles cartouche portrays two scholars. Also included is a depiction of a Jerusalem Shekel from the First Jewish Revolt against Rome. Engraved by Jan van Luchetenburg.

References: Laor #222.

Condition: A

A mostly clean and bright example with minor soiling mostly in the left blank margin.

Estimate: $240 - $300


Closed on 9/14/2016