Terra Sancta XXIII- Nova Tabula.

AUCTION 77 | Thursday, January 17th, 2019 at 1:00 PM
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Lot 111

Terra Sancta XXIII- Nova Tabula.

Double-page woodcut map. 11 x 14 inches (28 x 36 cm) to mat. Finely framed.

Basel, first edition 1545 (or later).:

Est: $500 - $700
Oriented toward the west, depicts both sides of the Jordan and the 12 portions of the tribes. The last few encampments of the Israelite’s journey to the Holy Land are marked, and a snake on a copper pole alludes to some of their travails. Also shown is a shepherd drawing water for his flock and a burning Sodom amidst the Dead Sea.