"Description dela Geographie Sacree Tiree du Vieux & du Nouveau Testament, qui Contient les Parties de Tout le Monde", Sanson/Mortier
Period: 1700 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
17 x 14.3 inches
43.2 x 36.3 cm
Attractive map illustrating the lands described in the New Testament. Centered on the Eastern Mediterranean, it extends to Persia and Arabia and from Central Europe to Northern Africa. The political divisions and place names are from classical times. Small inset of Egypt and the Wandering of the Children of Israel. Decorated with a fine title cartouche and small compass rose.