Palaestina ex Monumentis Veteribus Illustrata

AUCTION 7 | Tuesday, June 22nd, 1999 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Books, Manuscripts and Works of Art The Property of Various Owners

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Lot 411

Palaestina ex Monumentis Veteribus Illustrata

FIRST EDITION. Two volumes bound in one. Titles printed in red and black with engraved devices, additional engraved allegorical title, engraved folding portrait, 10 engraved maps (3 folding), 3 engraved plates (2 folding), folding letter-press chart, 8 numismatic illustrations in the text Touch discolored. Contemporary vellum, worn, foot of backstrip starting. Thick 4to. Sold not Subject to Return Blackmer 1406; Laor 643-53

Utrecht: William Broedelet 1714

Est: $500 - $700
Reland was the first cartographer to break away from the traditional image of the Holy Land based on the Bible, and thus produced the first geographically accurate maps