"Geographiae Sacrae ex Veteri, et Novo Testamento Desumptae Tabula Secunda: in qua Terra Promissa, sive Iudaea in Suas Tribus Partesq Distincta", Sanson, Nicolas
Subject: Holy Land
Period: 1679 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
19.8 x 15.5 inches
50.3 x 39.4 cm
This fine map illustrates the lands described in the Old and New Testament. It provides good detail throughout and is adorned with a wreath-style title cartouche featuring a pair of sea monsters. The Kishon River connects the Mediterranean to the Sea of Galilee.
References: Laor #689; cf. Pastoureau, Sanson V B .
Contemporary outline color on a sheet with a fleur-de-lis watermark. There is faint offsetting and minor soiling.