"Tabula Geographica Terrae Sanctae Auctore J. Bonfrerio Societat. Jesu", Halma, Francois
Subject: Holy Land
Period: 1709 (circa)
Color: Black & White
26 x 8.2 inches
66 x 20.8 cm
Uncommon map of Israel by the Flemish theologian, Jacques Bonfrere and published by Francois Halma. Oriented with north at top left and divided into the twelve tribes with a key at bottom. The Wandering of the Children of Israel is shown with the 42 encampments. The title cartouche includes Moses, Aaron and a Roman soldier. Two sheets joined, as issued.
References: Poortman & Augusteijn #167.
Fine, dark impression on hand laid paper with original margins. A little light scattered toning overall, and the right sheet of paper has age toned a little more than the left.