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Auction 164, Lot 652

"Pinax Geographicus Patriarchatus Hierosolymitani Qualis Ille Excipitur ex Veteribus Notitiis et Conciiliis...", de la Rue, Philippe

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1651 (dated)

Publication: La Terre Sainte en Six Cartes Geographiques

Color: Hand Color

20.9 x 15.9 inches
53.1 x 40.4 cm
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A sharply engraved map of the Holy Land extending through the Sinai Peninsula to the mouth of the Nile. A decorative, garlanded cartouche surrounds the title. Engraved by J. Sommer and published by P. Mariette.

References: Laor #419; Pastoureau, LA RUE [5].

Condition: B+

Original outline color with later color in the cartouche on paper with a large coat of arms watermark and light toning along the centerfold and edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/13/2017