"Terra Promissa in Sortes seu Tribus XII Distincta seu Tabula ad Librum Iosue…", La Rue, Philippe de
Subject: Holy Land
Period: 1651 (published)
Publication: La Terre Sainte en Six Cartes Geographiques
Color: Hand Color
21 x 15.9 inches
53.3 x 40.4 cm
This is a beautifully engraved map showing the location of the twelve tribes in the Holy Land. Adorned with a large strapwork title cartouche featuring an angel at top. Engraved by I. Somer and published by Pierre Mariette.
References: Laor #416; Pastoureau, LA RUE .
Watermarked paper with light printer's ink residue, one faint spot along centerfold towards top, and professionally repaired centerfold separations at top and bottom.