1590 Bünting - Beschreibung des heiligen Landes Canaan

Decorative late 16th century woodcut map of the Holy Land

Title:

Beschreibung des heiligen Landes Canaan

Map maker:

Heinrich Bünting, Itinerarium Sacrae Scripturae    

Place and Year:

Magdeburg, 1590 or later

Dimensions:

31.5 x 19.8 cm (12.4 x 7.8 in

Technique:

Woodblock printing

Coloring:

Uncolored

Condition Rating:

VG

295.00
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DETAILS

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. 

CONDITION NOTES

Tears along the left edge; typical condition for Bünting maps.

IDENTIFIER

NL-00350

REFERENCES

Laor 140, Loewenhardt 23.

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