Terra Sancta Promissionis olim Palestina. Nicolas Berey.

Terra Sancta Promissionis olim Palestina.

Paris: 1664. Very scarce original color engraved map of the Holy Land based on Biblical sources, with an unusual western orientation. By the French editor and enlumineur to the Queen, Nicholas Berey. The map is divided into the areas of the twelve tribes. Showing the Dead Sea, Jerusalem (highlighted in red, but not given much prominence), the Sea of Galilee, and routes marked, including Aegyptum ducens, the route from Egypt. With outline color on the map, and full color on the central inset. With three insets at the bottom, the left one depicting the path of the Israelites out of Egypt (including the crossing of the Red Sea), the central one a plan of the camp of the Israelites with Moses and Aaron, and the right hand, the setting of the Holy Land in the eastern Mediterranean (showing Cyprus). Image size: 21 3/4 x 15 7/8". Paper size: 23 x 17". With a small ink smudge at upper right margin, outside the border, otherwise very good. Item #15898

Price: $1,750.00

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