Voyage Des Enfans D'Israel Dans Le Desert Depuis sortie D'Egypte Par la Mer Rouge Insquest au Pays De Canaan
by COVENS, Jean and MORTIER, Cornielle (after Guillaume Delisle)
Amsterdam: Covens & Mortier. unbound. Map. Engraving with beautiful original hand coloring. Image measures 15.5" x 18.75" This exceptional c.1705 map by Covens and Mortier depicts the Holy Land or Israel and the Exodus of the children of Israel from Egypt to the Promised Land. Includes several place names and biblical references throughout. Mount Sinai is features in the center of the map. In the south, the city of Rahmeses is depicted as the starting point of the wanderings of the Israelites in the desert - a forty year episode from Exodus. From here we can follow their path through the desert and across the sea, where illustrations depict the Egyptians being swallowed by the Red Sea. In the Sinai, we can follow the route of the where the Hebrews spent the next forty years wandering before migrating to the Promised Land by crossing the Jordan River. A beautiful title cartouche in the top right features people gathering Manna. The map is in good condition with minor print crease near the center. Original plate mark is visible. Minor spotting at places. The Amsterdam publishing firm of Covens and Mortier (1665-c. 1862) was established by Cornelius Mortier and Jean Covens. Together, the two republished the works of great 17th and early 18th century Dutch and French cartographers such as De L'Isle, Allard, Jansson, De Wit, and Ottens. The firm quickly grew into one of the largest and most prolific Dutch publishing outfits of the 18th century and enjoyed a long and prolific life under a variety of names. (Inventory #: 269208)
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