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Pub Year Map Maker Pub Place Map Title Map Price (USD) Picture
1682Visscher, NicolaesAmsterdamHet Beloofde Landt Canaan door wandelt van onsen Salichmaecker Iesus Christo, neffens syne Apostelen.$675 Picture

An engraved map, with hand colored outlines and wash

Size: 12 1/4 inches x 18 3/4 inches inches

Map Type: Book

This is a superior copy, very clean with vivid colors.

This is a map of Canaan, today's Israel with north oriented to the right. The map has a large decorative title cartouche at bottom surrounded by vignettes depicting the life of Christ. Across the top, putti hold banners with the key to the map and scale of miles, while tiny ships sail in the sea, including the tracks of the voyages of the Apostle Paul.

References: Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, Volume 4 Page 221 Visscher, Nicholaas, Scott, Valerie, Map Collector Publications, Tring, Hertz, England, 1999

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