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SOLD Das Gelebote Landt Canaan

SOLD Das Gelebote Landt Canaan

Code: 76699

  • SOLD
  • Date: c.1660.
  • Condition: AAA.
  • Colour: Original
  • Size: 31.4 x 47.2 cms.

Das Gelebote Landt Canaan Durch Wandelt Von Unserm Seeligmacher Iesu Christo Mit Seinen Apostolen. From a German/Swiss bible.

This antique map is almost exactly the same as N Vischer's map from c. 1657 (see Poortman #122) but with German text and omitting the author's and engraver's names. The fishermen in the lower left & right hand corners have also been omitted. The map is oriented with North to the right. It depicts Palestine (Judea & galilee) at the time of Jesus and the Apostles. On either side of the title cartouche are illustrated scenes from the life of Christ. German text on verso.