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John Speed: Canaan

Map: MEAST4339
 
Cartographer: John Speed
Title: Canaan
Date: 1676
Published: London
Width: 21 inches / 54 cm
Height: 15 inches / 39 cm
Map ref: MEAST4339
Description:
Famous map of the Holy Land embellished with Biblical vignettes, an inset map of Jerusalem, and an index to certain historical events decribed in the Bible. The route of the wanderings of the Israelites after the Exodus from Egypt is marked by a double line. The revelation of the Ten Commandments to Moses on Mt Sinai, the parting of the Red Sea, and Jonah's monstrous whale are all illustrated in charming miniature vignettes.

English text on verso. Image available on request.

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