"Geographiae Sacrae ex Veteri, et Novo Testamento Desumptae Tabula Secunda: in qua Terra Promissa, sive Iudaea in Suas Tribus Partesq Distincta", Sanson/Mariette
Subject: Holy Land
Period: 1662 (dated)
Publication: Cartes Generales de Toutes les Parties du Monde…
Color: Hand Color
19.6 x 15.3 inches
49.8 x 38.9 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; Pastoureau, Sanson V B .
A sharp impression with contemporary outline color in the map and later color in the cartouche, on a bright sheet with a large coat of arms watermark. There are two small worm holes in the image at bottom and light toning along the centerfold and edges of the sheet.