TERRA SANCTA QUAE IN SACRIS TERRA PROMISSIONIS OLIM PALESTINA.

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Joan Blaeu


Terra Sancta quae in sacris Terra Promissionis olim Palestina.

Copper plate engraving, 1629 ( c.1640).
Image size 15 x 19 3/8" (38 x 49.3 cm).
Good condition. Original handcoloring.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 41451
Price: $1,350.00
Publisher : Published by Guiljelmus Blaeu, Amsterdam.
A beautiful map of the Holy Land as seen in Biblical times. Moses and Aaron flank the large title cartouche. Jonah and the whale are shown in the Mediterranean Sea and the Pharaoh's forces are entering the Red Sea. Two compass roses and several sea monsters add to the decorative quality. Latin text on verso. Maps

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