1590 Bünting - Beschreibung des heiligen Landes Canaan
Decorative late 16th century woodcut map of the Holy Land
Beschreibung des heiligen Landes Canaan
Heinrich Bünting, Itinerarium Sacrae Scripturae
Magdeburg, 1590 or later
31.5 x 19.8 cm (12.4 x 7.8 in
Decorative woodcut map of the Holy Land depicting coastline from Sidon to Gaza, south of Sodom. Many Biblical locations are plotted, including Jericho, Givon, Mt. Tabor, and more, with Jerusalem is noted by alternative names Shalem and Jebus.
The eastern Mediterranean sea is decorated with a swan and two sea monsters.
Tears along the left edge; typical condition for Bünting maps.
Laor 140, Loewenhardt 23.