Voyage des Enfans d'Israel dans le Desert depuis leur Sortie d'Egypte par la Mer Rouge jusques au Pays de Canaan.
Copper plate engraving, 1705 c.1725
15 3/4 x 18 5/8" (40 x 47.2 cm) plus margins.
Good condition save for some water staining in lower margin and minor fold splits. B/W LOCATION: New York City
Inventory Number: 91056
Publisher : Published by J. Covens & Mortier, Amsterdam
An 18th century pictorial map depicting the Exodus of the Children of Israel from Egypt to the Promised Land and their wanderings in the desert. Mount Sinai is prominent at the center of the map. At top left are the Jordan River and the Mare Mortuum . In the lower right is a scene of the pursuing Egyptians being swallowed in the Red Sea. Numerous place names and biblical references are given. The title cartouche depicting women gathering Manna, an edible substance that, according to the Bible God provided for the Israelites during their travels in the desert.. This map was first issued in 1705 by Pierre Mortier. Maps