"Carte de la Terre des Hebreux ou Israelites Partagee Selon l'Ordre de Dieu aux Douze Tribus Descendantes des Douze Fils de Jacob...", Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles
Subject: Holy Land
Period: 1745 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
27.1 x 19.1 inches
68.8 x 48.5 cm
Lovely, large map of the Holy Land divided among the 12 Tribes on both sides of the River Jordan. It covers the region with the shoreline from Sidon to Gaza and inland to Syria and the Arabian Desert. A large inset map shows the 12 divisions under King Solomon. Decorated by an elaborate title cartouche. Engraved by Delahaye.
References: Laor #673; Pedley #392.
Original outline color with later color in the decorative elements, on watermarked paper. There are professional repairs to several short separations along the centerfold, minor soiling, and light toning that is mostly concentrated in the blank margins.