Holy Land – Terra Sancta, A Petro Laicstain perlustrata..

by Abraham Ortelius

Detail

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

 

Item number:
23800
Region:
Asia
Holy Land, Middle East & Iran
Categories:
Recent Additions
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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.

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