Holy Land – Terra Sancta, A Petro Laicstain perlustrata..
Date of first edition: 1584
Date of this edition: 1598
Dimensions (not including margins): 36,5 x 50 cm
Condition: excellent. Sharp copper engraving printed on hard paper. Superb original colouring. Two tiny holes left bottom.
Condition rating: A+
Verso: text in French
Map reference: Van den Broecke 173; LAOR 539
From: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, Antwerpen, 1598
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A map of the Holy Land, taken from Christian Sgrothen’s nine sheet map of 1570, which in turn was based on information gathered by Petrus Laicksteen, a Danish astronomer, 1556. The medallions in the title show the Resurrection, Nativity and Crucifixion, and the vignette in the bottom left shows Jonah being thrown overboard to be swallowed by the whale.