Auction 169, Lot 646

"Terra Sancta quae in Sacris Terra Promissionis ol: Palestina", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1651 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.5 x 5.2 inches
19.1 x 13.2 cm

This small map is based on Ortelius' famous map of the Holy Land. It is oriented with east at the top and centered on Samaria. The map was engraved by Petrus Kaerius for Jansson's editions of the Atlas Minor. German text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #8150:352.1.

Condition: B+

A nice impression with one small stain in the image at far right and light, scattered foxing that is almost entirely confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/12/2018

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