"Tabula Geographica in qua Regiones Cananaeae, et Locorum Situs Prout ea tempore Christi, et Apostolorum suerunt de integro describuntur, ac suis Limitibus distinguntur Auctore, D.R. M. Mathew", Plancius/Cloppenburg
Subject: Holy Land
Period: 1630 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
19.5 x 11.5 inches
49.5 x 29.2 cm
Very graphic map from a Dutch Bible depicting the land of Canaan. Fifteen vignettes containing Biblical scenes illustrating the life of Christ surround the map. The map is nicely detailed and is decorated with a strapwork scale cartouche, sailing ship and a compass rose. Second state with D.R.M. Mathes added to imprint.
References: Poortman & Augusteijn #80.
Side margins extended to accommodate framing.