"Terra Sancta quae in Sacris, Terra Promissionis Palestina", Mercator/Cloppenburgh
Subject: Holy Land
Period: 1630 (circa)
Publication: Atlas Minor
Color: Hand Color
10.1 x 7.5 inches
25.7 x 19.1 cm
This small map is based on Ortelius' famous map of the Holy Land. It is oriented with east at the top and centered on Samaria. The Dead Sea has four cities shown burning within it: Sodoma, Gomorra, Adama and Seboim. The map is adorned with a strapwork cartouche. French text on verso.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #8150:353.
Attractive color with a faint damp stain along bottom of map and a few tiny edge tears that have been professionally repaired.