Nicolaus VISSCHER.

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Superbly Engraved Map of Old Testament History
[Amsterdam, c. 1657]

Holy Land/ Judaica.  VISSCHER, Nicolaus  [Amsterdam: c. 1657]  Peregrinatie ofte Veertich-Iarige Reyse Der Kinderen Israels,,…  12 ½ x 18 ¾ inches.  Copperplate engraving with fine, early color; bottom of centerfold reinforced, a few mended edge splits, none affecting engraved area, overall excellent. 

A finely engraved and colored map, from a Dutch bible, illustrating the route of the Exodus and Wandering.  At bottom center, a plan of the encampment of the various tribes is flanked by images of Moses and Aaron.  Images of various sacred objects of Judaism are also arrayed along the bottom.  The map is oriented with west at the top.

Laor 795; Poortman, Maps in Bibles, 27-5, p. 122.


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