"Tabula Geographica Terrae Sanctae Auctore J. Bonfrerio Societa Jesu.", Halma, Francois
Subject: Holy Land
Period: 1709 (circa)
Color: Black & White
26 x 8.25 inches
66 x 21 cm
Uncommon map of Israel by the Flemish theologian Jacques Bonfrere. The map is 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. Printed on two joined sheets, as issued.
References: Poortman & Augusteijn #167.
Superb impression with light marginal toning. Lower margin uneven as issued.