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Auction 173, Lot 378

"An Accurate Map of the Holy Land Divided into the XII Tribes of Israel. Accomodated to Sacred History, & Describing the Travels of Jesus Christ", Bowen, Emanuel

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1766 (published)

Publication: The Maps and Charts to the Modern Part of the Universal History

Color: Black & White

9 x 12.6 inches
22.9 x 32 cm
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This beautiful copper engraved map of Palestine includes part of Syria and spans from Tripoli down to Gaza on the Mediterranean coast. Shows tribal areas including the Ammonites, Ismaelites, and Amalekites in the Arabian Desert. At top left, there is an attractive cartouche with shell, leaf, flower, and scroll motifs.

References: Laor #126; Shirley (BL Atlases) T.BOW-2d #24.

Condition: A

A sharp impression with minor toning.

Estimate: $140 - $170


Closed on 6/5/2019