Holy Land Palestine Promised Land 1661 van der Keere Jansson miniature mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Palaestinae Siue Totius Terrae Promissionis.
(Middle East, Holy Land, Palestine, Sinai Peninsula, Nile Delta, Jerusalem, Path of Exodus).
Issued 1661, Amsterdam by J. Jansson.
Mid 17th century engraved miniature map. Almost certainly a direct re-issue by Jansson of a much earlier engraved plate done by van der Keere some 50 years prior.
Nice looking example, dark impression, clean, slightly narrow side margins, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 7 7/8" H x 8 1/8" W.
Engraved area measures c. 6" H x 8" W.
Laor, Maps of the Holy Land, 395 (giving the date as c. 1600).
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 2, pp. 428-430.