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Auction 189, Lot 561

"Beschreibung des Heiligen Landes", Bunting, Heinrich

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1600 (circa)

Publication: Itinerarium Sacrae Scripturae

Color: Hand Color

14.8 x 10.5 inches
37.6 x 26.7 cm
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Woodblock map of the Holy Land divided among the twelve tribes of Israel. The cities, mountains, rivers and seas are graphically presented and the Dead Sea is shown in a crescent shape. Three sea monsters frolic in the Mediterranean. German text on verso.

References: Laor #141.

Condition: B

On a lightly toned sheet with some soiling. There are professional repairs to some separations and small holes along the centerfold, and to a chip in the bottom blank margin. Remargined at right and left to accommodate framing.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/14/2022