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Auction 172, Lot 590

"Tabula Cananae ae Prout Tempore Christi et Apostolorum Divisa Suit", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1613 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.4 x 5.9 inches
18.8 x 15 cm
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Handsome small map of Canaan divided as in the time of Jesus Christ and his Apostles, oriented with west at top. The map extends from Sidon to Anthedon and inland to Philadelphia. Sodom and Gomorrha are located in the Dead Sea. The sea is decorated with a charming scene of Jonah and the whale. Strapwork title and distance scale cartouches. French text on verso.

References: Laor 491; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #8150H:351.

Condition: A

A nice impression with light toning along the edges of the sheet and small damp stain at bottom left.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $120

Closed on 4/17/2019