Catalog Archive
Auction 168, Lot 609

"Carte des Douze Tribus d'Israel ", Bonne/Lattre

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1771 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Moderne

Color: Hand Color

17.6 x 12.3 inches
44.7 x 31.2 cm

This is a handsome map of the Holy Land on both sides of the Jordan River and divided into the twelve tribes of Israel. At left is a large decorative title cartouche featuring a rabbi and a cherub playing a harp, and at right is a text description of the region with five distance scales.

References: Laor #120.

Condition: B+

A crisp impression on watermarked paper with four small worm holes around the centerfold which have been closed on verso with archival materials. There are a couple of minor damp stains that just enter the neatline at top.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 6/6/2018