Auction 99, Lot 428

"Tabula Geographica, In Qua Omnes Regiones, urbes, oppida, loca et fluvii Israeliae describuntur", Plancius/Hartgers

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1650 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

12.8 x 11.3 inches
32.5 x 28.7 cm

A fine Bible map of the land of Canaan. This is a reduced version of Plancius' earlier map without the side panel scenes. Panels at top and bottom include five vignettes of Biblical events including David and Goliath.


Condition: B

Very expert repair of chips in margin, including one at top that intrudes slightly into map. Neatline in expert facsimile. Backed with light Japanese tissue.

Estimate: $900 - $1,000

Sold for: $650

Closed on 6/12/2002