Holy Land Palestine Galilee Judea Terre Sainte 1762 Robert de Vaugondy fine mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Judee ou Terre Sainte.
(Holy Land, Israel, Palestine, Middle East, Syria).
Issued 1762, Paris by Robert de Vaugondy. Engraved by Dussy.
Charming small mid-18th century engraved map with original outline hand color.
Title at top left set within ornate strapwork cartouche adorned with Biblical artificats (Ten Commandments, the Ark of the Covenant, etc.). This map represents the second division of the country according to six lands or provinces.
Below the title is a color coded key denoting nine distinct provinces in the region.
Map remains clean, well preserved, nice gentle age patina to the paper and printed image.
Original center fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 15 1/2" x 11 1/2".
Printed area measures c. 8 3/4" x 9 1/2".
Small oblong folio.
Pedley, Bel et Utile, p. 232, 48-50. (There exist 3 variant thematic variants of this map).
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. IV, p. 191, pg. 52.