One sheet of the large six sheet wall map which is based on the map of Adrichom "Situs Terrae Promissionis". Oriented to the south-east. Showing a lot of topographical features, e.g. roads, towns and villages also biblical scenes. French text on back.
Repairs on margin, small tears in margin, small almost invisible oxidised paper crack backed on reverse. Overall good condition.
Johannes Janssonius also known as Jan Jansson was born 1588 in Arnhem, Netherlands. His father was a bookseller and publisher (Jan Janszoon the Elder). When he married the daughter of the cartographer Jodocus Hondius he also set up a business as book publisher in Amsterdam. His first map was published in 1616. Around 15 years later he set up a partnership with his brother in law Hondius add issued further editions of the Mercator/Hondius atlas. After his death in 1664, his heirs still have published several maps. Many of his plates have been acquired by Pieter Schenk and Gerard Valk.
Images to Download
If you like to download the image of this map with a resolution of 1200 pixels, please follow the link below.
You can use this image for publication on your personal or commercial websites for free if you set a link to this website. If you need photographs with a higher resolution, please contact us.
Johannes Janssonius: Tribus Simeon et pars meridionalis Tribus Dan, et orientalis Tribus Iuda.
Old coloured map of Israel, Palestine. Printed in the year 1658.
Holy Land - Janssonius, Johannes - Tribus Simeon et pars meridionalis Tribus...