110: Hendrick Hondius. The Promised Land Situs Terrae
Hendrick Hondius. The Promised Land Situs Terrae Promissionis. S.S.Bibliorum intelligentiam. Amsterdam, 1633. Colored map of the Holy Land, after Adrichom, with north oriented to the left. Decorated with numerous biblical scenes including the Exodus, the wandering of the Children of Israel, and several battle scenes. A floral and fruit garland is draped across the top; It is further decorated with twin putti holding up a banner containing a Latin verse. At bottom are Moses with the Ten Commandments and Aaron dressed in the priestly vestments, a depiction of Jonah and the whale, and a distance scale. 15.2 X 19-3/4 inches. (39 X 50 cm).