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Auction 168, Lot 602

"Terrae Chanaan Inter XII Tribuus Isrel Distributae Orthographia", Torniello, Augustine

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1622 (published)

Publication: Annales Sacri et Profani...

Color: Hand Color

16.1 x 12.2 inches
40.9 x 31 cm

This scarce map of Holy Land is divided into the twelve tribes. Geographical detail is limited to major rivers, seas, mountain ranges, and a few cities. Four cities appear in the Dead Sea: Sodoma, Gomorrah, Admah, and Zeboim. Not listed in Laor's Maps of the Holy Land.


Condition: B+

A nice example with minor soiling and light toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 6/6/2018