Catalog Archive
Auction 185, Lot 625

"Palestinae Delineatio ad Geographiae Canones Revocata [on sheet with] Syriae Veteris Descriptio [and] Hierusalem [and] Exodus Israelis", Briet, Philippe

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1641 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

21.3 x 15.4 inches
54.1 x 39.1 cm
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A very scarce and interesting map of the Holy Land engraved by Henri le Roy and published by Pierre Mariette. The map is divided into the twelve tribes and filled with detail. Above the map are three smaller maps: a general map of the region from southern Turkey to the Nile delta, a plan of ancient Jerusalem, and a map of the Exodus.


Condition: A

A nice impression with contemporary outline color on a bright sheet with a large coat of arms watermark, a couple of extraneous vertical creases, and faint dampstains along the top edge of the sheet.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $200

Closed on 11/17/2021