Syria Antioch Mesopotamia Holy Land Phoenicia 1694 Bunonis Heirs rare mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Syriae Sive Soriae Desctrptio.
(Syria- Holy Land- Middle East- Arabia Deserta- Mesopotamia)
Issued Wolfenbuttel, Germany, 1694. Engraved by Bunonis Heirs.
Scarce late 17th century antique engraved map.
Paper uniformly age toned and browned as seen. Two short, very thin wormhole lines near bottom center backed long ago with matching paper and essentially invisible when viewing map, overall still with a fine patina and visual appeal.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 8 5/8"H x 10"W.
Printed area measures c. 7 3/4"H x 9 1/2"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 1.