Auction 96, Lot 400

"Tabula Cananaeae Prout Tempore…", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1610 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Black & White

7.4 x 5.9 inches
18.8 x 15 cm

Handsome small map with north oriented to the right. The map extends from Sidon to Anthedon and inland to Philadelphia. Sodom and Gomorrha are located in the Dead Sea. The sea is decorated with a charming scene of Jonah and the whale. Strapwork title and distance scale cartouches. Latin text on verso.

References: Laor 491.

Condition: A

Fine early impression with a bit of printer's smudge & tiny worm hole on neatline, still very good.

Estimate: $240 - $275

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/12/2001