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Cartographer: Hartmann Schedel
Title: : Jierico
Date: 1493      Size: 10 x 16 inches
Published: Nuremberg
Description: Early incunable woodcut view of Jericho from the Nuremberg Chronicle. Jericho, famous for its Biblical walls, is one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world.
Map Ref: MEAST2934
Cartographer: Hartmann Schedel
Title: : Damascus
Date: 1493      Size: 9 x 14 inches
Published: Nuremberg
Description: Early incunable woodcut view of Damascus from the Nuremberg Chronicle, one of the most important books published in 15th-century Europe. Original hand-colour.
Map Ref: MEAST3643
Cartographer: Claudius Ptolemy
Title: : Tabula IIII Asiae [Cyprus, Levant, and Mesopotamia]
Date: 1541      Size: 18 x 13 inches
Published: Vienne
Description: Ptolemaic woodcut map of the Levant, Syria, Cyprus, and Iraq from the 1541 edition of Ptolemy's "Geographia" with maps by Laurent Fries, text by Michael Servetus, and published by Gaspar Treschel.
Map Ref: MEAST2870
Cartographer: Waldseemuller/Fries
Title: : Tabula nova terrae sanctae
Date: 1541      Size: 16 x 10 inches
Published: Vienne
Description: Woodcut map of the Holy Land from the 1541 edition of Ptolemy's "Geographia" with maps by Laurent Fries, text by Michael Servetus, and published by Gaspar Treschel.
Map Ref: MEAST2874
Cartographer: Sebastian Munster
Title: : Liber V. : Palestina
Date: 1558      Size: 7 x 11 inches
Published: Basel
Description: A miniature woodcut map of the Holy Land, taken from the seminal 16th century work, 'Cosmographia'.
Map Ref: MEAST4023
Cartographer: Antoine Du Pinet
Title: : De la Cite d'Acre
Date: 1564      Size: 8 x 11 inches
Published: Lyon
Description: Beautiful wood-cut view of the fortress at Acre, Israel with accompanying description of the city in French.
Map Ref: MEAST3859
Cartographer: Braun & Hogenberg
Title: : Damascus
Date: 1575      Size: 15 x 13 inches
Published: Cologne
Description: Magnificent bird's-eye view of Damascus from the first atlas dedicated to city maps, Braun & Hogenberg's 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum'. Latin text on verso. Rich original hand-colour.
Map Ref: MEAST3711
Cartographer: Giovanni Antonio Magini
Title: : Palaestina, vel Terra Sancta
Date: 1620      Size: 7 x 5 inches
Published: Venice
Description: Miniature copper-engraved map of the Holy Land, or the modern-day Levant. Engraved by Girolamo Porro for a 1620 edition of Ptolemy's 'Geographia', with text by Magini. Italian text.
Map Ref: MEAST4390
Cartographer: Samuel Purchas
Title: : Tabula Cananaeae
Date: 1625      Size: 8 x 6 inches
Published: London
Description: The Holy Land during Biblical times. Coloured.
Map Ref: MEAST4269
Cartographer: Mercator Hondius
Title: : The Holyland
Date: 1635      Size: 8 x 6 inches
Published: London
Description: The Exodus of the Israelites. Rare Michael Sparke edition with English descriptive text on verso. Coloured.
Map Ref: MEAST4296
Cartographer: Willem & Jan Blaeu
Title: : Terra Sancta
Date: c. 1635      Size: 20 x 15 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Holy Land, part of the Nile Delta, Sinai and Red Sea. Oriented East West. Latin text on verso. Original hand colour.
Map Ref: MEAST4303
Cartographer: Thomas Fuller
Title: : [Holy Land]
Date: 1650      Size: 13 x 10 inches
Published: London
Description: Stunning copper-engraved map of the Ancient Holy Land from Japho to Ashdod, with scenes and places mentioned in the Old Testament. Strong impression.
Map Ref: MEAST2902
Cartographer: Benito Arias Montanus
Title: : Tabula Terrae Canaan Abrahae Tempore et Anteadventum Filior Israel Cvm Vicinis et Finitimis Regionib
Date: 1660      Size: 20 x 13 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Uncommon map of the Holy Land (Canaan) at the time of Abraham. Embellished with ships and a sea monster. Many cities, rivers, and mountains are marked, though the geography is quite distorted.
Map Ref: MEAST4096
Cartographer: Jan Jansson
Title: : [Holy Land]
Date: c. 1670      Size: 70 x 33 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Six sheet wall map of the Holy Land orientated East to West based on Adrichom's map on the same scale. [Tube]
Map Ref: MEAST3907
Cartographer: John Speed
Title: : Canaan
Date: 1676      Size: 21 x 15 inches
Published: London
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. English descriptive text on the verso.
Map Ref: MEAST4339
Cartographer: Alain Manesson Mallet
Title: : Syrie Moderne
Date: 1683      Size: 4 x 6 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Miniature map with elaborate figurative cartouche. Coloured.
Map Ref: MEAST4026