Situs Terrae Promissionis. S.S. Bibliorum intelligentiam exact aperiens per Chr. Adrichom. Jan Jansson.

Situs Terrae Promissionis. S.S. Bibliorum intelligentiam exact aperiens per Chr. Adrichom.

Amsterdam: Jansson, 1665. Superb map of the Holy Land based on the cartography of Christian van Adrichom. With north oriented to the left, the map covers from the Nile delta to Sidon. 19 1/2 x 14 1/2" with ample margins, handsome original color, in very good condition. It is finely engraved with minute detail and depicts numerous biblical scenes including the Exodus, the wandering of the Children of Israel, and several battle scenes. A floral and fruit garland is draped across the top, symbolizing the land of plenty. It is further decorated with two putti holding up a banner containing a Latin verse, figures of Moses with the Ten Commandments and Aaron dressed in the priestly vestments, Jonah and the whale, and a strapwork distance scale. Engraved by Everadus Sim. Hamersveldt et Salomon Rogeri. French text on verso. Item #13303

Price: $650.00

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