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Auction 164, Lot 657

"Partie Septentrionale de la Judee ou Terre-Sainte ou Sont les Tribus d'Aser de Nephtali, de Zabulon, d'Issachar et de Manasse", Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1748 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.6 x 9.2 inches
32 x 23.4 cm

This is the northern sheet of a two sheet map covering the Holy Land and its immediate surroundings from Damascus and Sidon south to Apherima in the Tribe of Ephraim. There is good topographical detail and numerous cities and towns are named. Some of the tribes of Israel are located as well. Royal cities, Levitical cities, and cities of refuge are specially marked. Engraved by Guillaume Delahaye.

References: Laor #665.

Condition: A

A clean and colorful example on watermarked paper.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 9/13/2017

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