Auction 95, Lot 287

"Tabula Geographica, In Qua Omnes Regiones, urbes, oppida, loca et fluvij Israeliae descri…", Plancius, Petrus

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1620 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.5 x 11.5 inches
49.5 x 29.2 cm

A supremely graphic map from a Dutch Bible depicting the land of Canaan. The map is surrounded by fourteen vignettes containing Biblical scenes, including Samson slaying the Philistines with the jawbone of an ass, David and Goliath, and the golden calf.

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Condition: A

Expert extension of side margins with superb facsimile of between 1/8" and 1/4" of engraving.

Estimate: $1,400 - $1,500

Sold for: $800

Closed on 6/13/2001

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