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Lot 40

Map of Palestine – Strasburg, 1525 – Hand-Colored Woodcut

Tabu[la] Terre Sanctae, map of Palestine edited by Lorenz Fries. Hand-colored woodcut from Geographia by Claudius Ptolemaeus (Ptolemy), edited by Willibald Pirckheimer. [Strasburg, 1525].
Map of Palestine oriented to the east, showing the territories of the Tribes. The shoreline stretches between Sidon and Gaza. Latin text on verso, p. 41.
Leaf: 39X48 cm. Good condition. Worming, professionally restored. A few pieces of paper on verso. Framed.
See Laor 612 – a later edition of an identical map.