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 The Holy Land 

DE WIT, Frederick. [Palestine]
Terra Sancta, sive Promissionis, olim Palestina. Amsterdam, 1688. Original colour. 460 x 555mm. Lower centerfold strengthened on verso.
Palestine, orientated with north to the right. In the bottom centre is a plan of the Encampment of the Tribes with the Tabernacle, flanked by Moses and Aaron. LAOR: 860.
[Ref: 7676]    £720.00 ($1,014 • €823 rates)

JAILLOT, Alexis-Hubert. [Map of Palestine & the Holy Land]
Iudæa Seu Terra Sancta quæ Hebræorum sive Israelitarum in suas duodecim Tribus divisa... Paris, 1709, coloured, 460 x 650mm
Map of the Holy Land drawn after Guillaume Sanson, divided into the twelve tribes of Israel on both sides of the Jordan, the shoreline running from Sidon to Gaza. This map features two beautiful rococo catouches, the one at the top left is flanked by Moses with the tablets of the law and Aaron with his scepter, the Ark of the Covenant is shown below surmounted by cherubim. The cartouche at the bottom right shows God the Father above clouds and flanked by different animals. LAOR 369
[Ref: 8260]    £400.00 ($564 • €457 rates)

CLUVER, Philip. [Early 18th century map of the Holy Land]
Totius Terræ Sanctæ Delineatio. London, 1711. 270 x 210mm.
The Holy Land, with a decorative title cartouche. This version not in LAOR, but see 215.
[Ref: 7862]    £125.00 ($176 • €143 rates)

SEUTTER, Matthäus. [An 18th century map of the Holy Land in fine colour]
Regio Canaan seu Terra Promissionis, Postea Iudæa vel Palæstina Nominata, Hodie Terra Sancta Vocata... Augsburg, c.1725. Fine original colour. 495 x 580mm. A very fine example.
A decorative map of the Holy Land divided into the Twelve Tribes. The title cartouche shows Jesus drawing out the demon from the possessed man, with a view of the Crucifixion in the background. An inset map of the 40 Years in the Desert is decorated with a portrait of Moses with the Twelve Commandments and a depiction of the Israelites worshipping false gods. LAOR: 720.
[Ref: 15398]    £460.00 ($648 • €526 rates)

SEUTTER, Matthäus. [An 18th century map of the Holy Land in fine colour]
Palaestinae accurata descriptio geographica... Augsburg, c.1741. Fine original colour. 510 x 580mm. A very fine example.
A decorative map of the Holy Land divided into the Twelve Tribes, engraved by Seutter's son-in-law, Tobias Conrad Lotter. The details of the map are identical to Seutter's map of Canaan (1725); however the two cartouches have been changed. In the title, instead of the scene of Jesus drawing out the demon from the possessed man, the subjects are Moses and the Ten Commandments, a female figure, probably the empress Maria Theresa, being presented with a crown, and grapes and wheat to highlight Palestine as the land of plenty. Around the inset map of the 40 Years in the Desert is a female figure paying homage to an allegorical figure of Roman Authority, a mantle taken by Maria Theresa as Holy Roman Empress. LAOR: 721.
[Ref: 17543]    £850.00 ($1,198 • €972 rates)

AA, Pieter van der. [A monumental panorama of classical Jerusalem after Hollar]
Ierusalem. Leiden, 1729. Three sheets conjoined as issued, total 390 x 1980mm. A very fine impression
This is arguably the most spectacular of all early prospects of Jerusalem. The sheer scale of it shows a level of detail not seen on anything published before or long after.This panormaic view depicts the ancient city during the time of Christ, as seen from the east, based on biblical and other various historical sources. A table to the right lists 55 place names referenced to the view. According to Laor, this prospect is a much-enlarged version of a fomer work by the great Bohemian engraver, Wenceslaus Hollar, who spent most of his working career in London. The small plan to the upper left corner is, as noted in the text above, attributed to Villalpando. LAOR: 933.
[Ref: 16556]    £8,250.00 ($11,624 • €9,430 rates)

DELAGRIVE, Jean. [A rare two-sheet map of the Holy Land]
Nouvelle Carte de la Terre Sainte. Paris: c.1742. Two sheets conjoined, total 855 x 610mm. A few small repairs, wide margins.
A large and detailed map of the Holy Land, decorated with elaborate cartouches for the title and dedication, inset maps of the Voyages of St Paul to Rome, the Exodus & Jerusalem (with a 90-point key), and explanatory diagrams of the equipment of the Tabernacle. Engraved by Roussel and published 1722, this state has been redated to 1742. Laor only records the Mondhare edition of 1772. LAOR: 240.
[Ref: 15272]    £1,750.00 ($2,466 • €2,000 rates)

SEUTTER, Matthäus. [An unusual map of the Holy Land]
Palaestina seu Terra a Mose et Iosua occupata et inter Iudeaeos distributa XII Tribus vulgo Sanct adpellata Augsburg, c.1745. Fine original colour. 505 x 570mm.
A map of the Holy Land in Biblical times, divided into the Twelve Tribes. The title is on a drape help aloft by two putti in a tree, underneath the tree Jonah can be seen escaping from the mouth of the whale. LAOR: 723.
[Ref: 17553]    £850.00 ($1,198 • €972 rates)

BOWEN, Emanuel. [18th Century English map of The Holy Land]
An Accurate Map of the Holy Land, Divided into the XII Tribes Accomodated to Sacred History, & describing the Travels of Jesus Christ. London, 1749. Coloured. 330 x 230mm.
Detailed map of the ancient Holy Land, showing mountains, rivers, towns, divisions of the Twelve Tribes of Israel, and routes of the travels of Jesus Christ.
[Ref: 17149]    £320.00 ($451 • €366 rates)

SCHREIBER, Johann Georg. [18th century map of the Holy Land]
Das Gelobte Land sammt der 40 Jærigen Reise de Kinder Israel aus Egypten. Leipzig, 1749. Original colour. 180 x 250mm. Paper lightly toned.
Published in the ' Atlas Selectus', orientated with north to the right, with decorative cartouches for title and key. LAOR: 709.
[Ref: 9096]    £225.00 ($317 • €257 rates)

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