Lot 533: Bown map of Holy Land 1747

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2016-01-13 11:47:38

Lot 533: Author: Bowen, Emanuel; Title: An Accurate Map of the Holy Land Divided into the XII Tribes of Israel. Accomodated to Sacred History, & describing the Travels of Jesus Christ; Place Published: London; Publisher: N/A; Date Published: 1747; Description: Copper-engraved map. 32x22.5 cm (12¾x9").Attractive map of Palestine including part of Syria from Tripoli down to Gaza on the Mediterranean coast. Shows tribal areas including the Ammonites, Ismaelites & Amalekites in the Arabian Desert. The title cartouche with shell, leaf, flower and scroll motifs. Condition: Darkening at left margin away from map image, light marginal dampstaining just intruding across neat line in a few places; very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $200-300
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