Auction 161, Lot 658

"Palaestina seu Terra olim Sancta, tum Duodecim Tribubus Distributa, tum a Davide et Salomone...", Homann Heirs

Subject: Holy Land, Cyprus

Period: 1744 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21.6 x 18.2 inches
54.9 x 46.2 cm

This map of the Holy Land extends to include the Nile River Delta and the island of Cyprus. Palestine is divided into the 12 Tribes. The map is attributed to Johann Christoph Harenberg. The map is adorned with two ornate cartouches. An alternate French title appears above the map: "La Palestine ou la Terre Sainte, Distribuee en XII Tribus, Etendue par les Rois David et Salomon Jusqu'aux Frontieres de Thapsac ou d'Orontes etc."

References: Laor #324.

Condition: B

A nice impression with moderate soiling along the centerfold and archival repairs to two small holes and two very short tears adjacent to the centerfold.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 2/8/2017

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