Auction 162, Lot 628

"Terra Sancta quae in Sacris, Terra Promissionis Palestina", Mercator/Cloppenburgh

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1673 (published)

Publication: Atlas sive Cosmographicae Meditationes de Fabrica Mundi et Fabricati Figura...

Color: Hand Color

10.1 x 7.4 inches
25.7 x 18.8 cm

This small map is based on Ortelius' famous map of the Holy Land. It is oriented with east at the top and centered on Samaria. The Dead Sea has four cities shown burning within it: Sodoma, Gomorra, Adama and Seboim. The map is adorned with a strapwork cartouche. Blank verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #8150:353.

Condition: A

Original color with wide margins on watermarked paper and light toning in blank margins.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $100

Closed on 4/26/2017