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Auction 190, Lot 555

"Geographiae Sacrae ex Veteri, et Novo Testamento Desumptae Tabula Secunda: in qua Terra Promissa, sive Iudaea in Suas Tribus Partesq Distincta", Sanson/Mariette

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1662 (dated)

Publication: Cartes Generales de Toutes les Parties du Monde…

Color: Hand Color

19.6 x 15.3 inches
49.8 x 38.9 cm
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This fine map illustrates the lands described in the Old and New Testament. It provides good detail throughout and is adorned with a wreath-style title cartouche featuring a pair of sea monsters. The Kishon River connects the Mediterranean to the Sea of Galilee.

References: Laor #689; Pastoureau, Sanson V B [170].

Condition: B+

A sharp impression with contemporary outline color in the map and later color in the cartouche, on a bright sheet with a large coat of arms watermark. There are two small worm holes in the image at bottom and light toning along the centerfold and edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $220 - $250


Closed on 11/16/2022