Auction 161, Lot 660

"Carte de la Terre des Hebreux ou Israelites Partagee Selon l'Ordre de Dieu aux Douze Tribus Descendantes des Douze Fils de Jacob...", Robert de Vaugondy/Delamarche

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1797 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
27.3 x 19.3 inches
69.3 x 49 cm

Lovely, large map of the Holy Land divided among the 12 Tribes on both sides of the River Jordan. It covers the region with the shoreline from Sidon to Gaza and inland to Syria and the Arabian Desert. A large inset map shows the 12 divisions under King Solomon. Decorated by an elaborate title cartouche.

References: Laor #673.

Condition: A

A nice impression on watermarked paper with very occasional faint color offsetting.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $150

Closed on 2/8/2017

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