"Tabula Geographica Terrae Sanctae Auctore J. Bonfrerio Societat. Jesu", Halma, Francois
Subject: Holy Land
Period: 1709 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
26.1 x 8.3 inches
66.3 x 21.1 cm
This interesting map of Israel is by the Flemish theologian, Jacques Bonfrere. Oriented with north at top left, it is divided into the twelve tribes with a key at bottom. The Wandering of the Children of Israel is shown with the 42 encampments. The title cartouche includes Moses, Aaron and a Roman soldier. Printed on two joined sheets, as issued.
References: Poortman & Augusteijn #167.
A crisp impression on bright sheets with minor toning along the joint at bottom and some staining in the left blank margin.