Auction 169, Lot 645

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

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1615 (circa)

Publication: Annales Sacri et Profani

Color: Black & White

16 x 12.1 inches
40.6 x 30.7 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 impression on watermarked paper with light soiling and some extraneous creasing.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/12/2018