Auction 96, Lot 384

"Tabula Geographica, in Qua Omnes Regiones, Urbes, Oppida, et Loca Describuntur, quorum mentio sit in Actis et Epistolis Apostolorum, et Apaocalypsi…", Plancius/Hartgers

Subject: Eastern Mediterranean & Middle East

Period: 1660 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.5 x 11.3 inches
34.3 x 28.7 cm

Finely engraved map of the region discussed in Acts and Revelations. The map is enclosed top and bottom with five biblical vignettes including the apostles receiving heavenly inspiration and the apocalypse. The map includes an inset of the entire Mediterranean and is decorated with a compass rose, sailing ship and strapwork distance scale.

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Condition: A

Minor damp stain on paper edges, well away from image.

Estimate: $700 - $800

Sold for: $450

Closed on 9/12/2001

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