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HONDIUS, H. - Situs Terrae Promissionis.S.S.Bibliorum intelligentiam..

HONDIUS, H. -  Situs Terrae Promissionis.S.S.Bibliorum intelligentiam..
HONDIUS, H. - Situs Terrae Promissionis.S.S.Bibliorum intelligentiam..
Date: Amsterdam, 1645
Size: 370 x 492 mm.
Colouring: In attractive original colours.
Condition: In mint condition.

Description

Superb map of the Holy Land, after Adrichom, with north oriented to the left. It is finely engraved with numerous biblical scenes including the Exodus, the wandering of the Children of Israel, and several battle scenes. A floral and fruit garland is draped across the top, symbolizing the land of plenty.
It is further decorated with two putti holding up a banner containing a Latin verse, figures of Moses with the Ten Commandments and Aaron dressed in the priestly vestments, Jonah and the whale, and a strapwork distance scale.
French text on verso.
1,000€
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  • Reference N°: 02112
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