"Pinax Geographicus Patriarchatus Hierosolymitani Qualis ille Excipitur ex Veteribus Notitiis et Conciliis...", de la Rue, Philippe
Subject: Holy Land
Period: 1651 (dated)
Publication: La Terre Sainte en Six Cartes Geographiques
Color: Hand Color
21 x 16 inches
53.3 x 40.6 cm
A sharply engraved map of the Holy Land extending through the Sinai Peninsula to the mouth of the Nile. A decorative, garlanded cartouche surrounds the title. Engraved by J. Sommer and published by P. Mariette.
References: Laor #419; Pastoureau, LA RUE .
A clean and bright example on watermarked paper with original outline color in the map and later coloring in the cartouche. There is light soiling mostly confined to the blank margins.