"Perigrinatie oste Veertich-Iarige Reyse, der Kinderen Israels uyt Egipten, door de Roode-Zee...", Savry, Jacob
Subject: Holy Land
Period: 1647 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
18.8 x 12.6 inches
47.8 x 32 cm
Lavishly decorated map of the Holy Land depicting the flight from Egypt. The Holy Land is divided among the tribes. The Kishon River connect the Mediterranean to the Sea of Galilee. It is based on the 1643 map of Claes Jansz. Visscher with nearly identical embellishments that include depictions of the encampment of the Children of Israel, temple vessels, Aaron & Moses, both sides of a shekel coin, a charming scene of Jonas and the whale, and several of Solomon's ships. Published in a Dutch Bible, with text on verso.
References: Poortman & Augusteijn #108.
A dark impression on a bright sheet with some printer's ink residue and show-through of text on verso. There is soiling along the right and left edges of the sheet, which have narrow margins due to how the bible was trimmed by the bookbinder.