Auction 171, Lot 646

"Palaestina", Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1794 (dated)

Publication: A Complete Body of Ancient Geography...

Color: Hand Color

16.6 x 14.7 inches
42.2 x 37.3 cm

A fine map of Palestine spanning both sides of the Jordan River, which includes a large bulge between the Lake of Tiberias and the Dead Sea. Insets show the twelve Tribes of Israel and a plan of ancient Jerusalem. The distance scales include Roman, Grecian, Arabian, French and Jewish Measures. This is the British version of this map, with Laurie & Whittle's imprint at bottom.

References: Laor #36.

Condition: A

A nice impression on a clean sheet with wide, original margins. There is a tiny hole in a blank area that is only visible when held to light.

Estimate: $170 - $200

Sold for: $85

Closed on 2/6/2019