Auction 168, Lot 604

"Palestinae sive Totius Terrae Promissionis Nova Descriptio Auctore Tilemano Stelia Sigenens", Ortelius/Marchetti

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1667 (published)

Publication: Il Theatro del Mondo

Color: Hand Color

Size:
3.9 x 2.8 inches
9.9 x 7.1 cm

Miniature map of the Promised Land showing the wandering of the Children of Israel. This is a reduced version Tilemanno Stella's map of 1557. Pietro Maria Marchetti produced the second pocket atlas based on Abraham Ortelius' folio Theatrum. It is often referred to as the plagiarized version of the Epitome. The copper plates are closely copied from those of Philip Galle's 1593 Italian edition. Italian text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 78-79.

Condition: A

Minor marginal soiling.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $60

Closed on 6/6/2018

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