1 April 2014
HONDIUS, Joducus. Terra Sancata quae in Sacris Terra Promissionis ol: Palestina. Amsterdam, ca. 1623.
Engraved map of the Holy Land, fully hand-colored, image 356 x 493 mm (472 x 560 mm sheet). Title cartouche in the upper right corner, a scene of Jonah and the whale in the lower left, Latin text on verso.
A map of the Holy Land showing Palestine from Beirut to Gaza. Based on Ortelius's 1584 map Terra Sancta by Christian Schrot. Laor 494A.
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