Decorative map of the Holy Land by Nicolas Visscher. Showing the exodus of the tribes of Israel from Egypt. Below the camp of the tribes, the tabernacle, ark of the covenant and menorah. From the Dutch Ravesteyn Bible of 1654.
Somewhat browned and narrow margins. Very good condition.
The Visscher family were art and map dealers in Amsterdam during the 17th century. Funded by C. J. Visscher (1587-1652), the business was continued by his son and grandson both named Nicolas. Nicolas Visscher I was born 1618 in Wenns, Austria. He died 1679 in Linz. After the death of Nicolas II, his widow passed the business to Pieter Schenk.
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Antique map of the Holy Land. Printed in Amsterdam by Paulus Aertsz van Ravesteyn in 1654.
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