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Holy Land by Jaillot - Covens & Mortie

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Iudea seu Terra Sancta quae Hebraeorum sive Israelitarum in suas duodecim Tribus divisa ... - Jaillot - Covens & Mortie.

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Item Number:  23595
Category:  Antique maps > Asia > Holy Land

Map of Holy Land divided into the 12 Tribes of Israel on both sides of the Jordan, the shoreline running from Sidon to Gaza.
Along the top an extended title-text added. Features two beautiful cartouches. Upper left: the title cartouche surrounded by flowers shows at left Moses holding the Tablets of the Law and at right Aaron. At the bottom of the cartouche: a vignette depicting the snake adored by the Jews. Right hand bottom corner: another cartouche showing Adam and Eve in Paradise below the tree and the snake offering the apple.

Cartographer: Sanson.
Date: 1710

Copper engraving, printed on two sheets, joined.
Size: 53 x 84cm (20.7 x 32.8 inches)
Verso: Blank
Condition: Old body colour, on heavy paper, excellent.
Condition Rating: A+
References: Laor, 367.

From: Jaillot A.H. Atlas Nouveau, contenant toutes les parties du monde, ... Amsterdam, Covens & Mortier, 1710.