"Pinax Geographicus Patriarchatus Hierosolymitani Qualis Ille Excipitur ex Veteribus Notitiis et Conciiliis...", de la Rue, Philippe
Subject: Holy Land
Period: 1651 (dated)
Publication: La Terre Sainte en Six Cartes Geographiques
Color: Hand Color
20.9 x 15.9 inches
53.1 x 40.4 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 .
Original outline color with later color in the cartouche on paper with a large coat of arms watermark and light toning along the centerfold and edges of the sheet.