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Cartographer: Hartmann Schedel
Title: : Jierico
Date: 1493      Size: 10 x 16 inches
Published: Nuremberg
Description: Jericho. Uncoloured wood cut view of Jericho taken from the Nuremberg Chronicle.
Map Ref: MEAST2934
Cartographer: Hartmann Schedel
Title: : Damascus
Date: 1493      Size: 9 x 14 inches
Published: Nuremberg
Description: Damascus. Town view with text above. Original colour.
Map Ref: MEAST3643
Cartographer: Hartmann Schedel
Title: : Tercia etas Mudi: Damascus
Date: 1493      Size: 11 x 16 inches
Published: Nuremberg
Description: Damascus. Woodcut panorama accompanied by text description.
Map Ref: MEAST4078
Cartographer: Martin Waldseemuller
Title: : [Cyprus & Near East]
Date: 1541      Size: 18 x 13 inches
Published: Strasbourg
Description: Cyprus and Near East. Early woodcut after Ptolemy.
Map Ref: MEAST2870
Cartographer: Martin Waldseemuller
Title: : Tabula noua terrae sanctae
Date: 1541      Size: 16 x 10 inches
Published: Strasbourg
Description: Holy Land. Early black and white woodcut.
Map Ref: MEAST2874
Cartographer: Sebastian Munster
Title: : Liber V. : Palestina
Date: 1558      Size: 7 x 11 inches
Published: Basle
Description: A miniature woodcut map of the Holy Land, taken from the seminal 16th century work, 'Cosmographia'.
Map Ref: MEAST4023
Cartographer: du Pinet
Title: : De la Cite d'Acre
Date: 1564      Size: 8 x 11 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Acre. Beautiful woodcut of the fortress at Acre in the Levant.Descriptive text covers the lower half of the page. Black and white.
Map Ref: MEAST3859
Cartographer: Braun & Hogenberg
Title: : Damascus
Date: 1575      Size: 15 x 13 inches
Published: Cologne
Description: Magnificient bird's eye city view of Damascus in rich original colour.
Map Ref: MEAST3711
Cartographer: Abraham Ortelius
Title: : Palestinae Sive Totius Terrae Promissionis Nova Descriptio
Date: c. 1590      Size: 20 x 15 inches
Published: Antwerp
Description: A map showing the Levant from Beirut in the North to the Nile Delta, which also marks the wondering of the Jews. Beautiful original colour.
Map Ref: MEAST3898
Cartographer: Abraham Ortelius
Title: : Terra Sancta
Date: 1592      Size: 20 x 14 inches
Published: Antwerp
Description: Stunning map of the Holy Land compiled with information from Dutch astronomer, Peter Laicksteen. Depiction of Jonah and the Whale to lower left. Original colour.
Map Ref: MEAST3963
Cartographer: Braun & Hogenberg
Title: : Mons Calvariae
Date: c. 1615      Size: 18 x 13 inches
Published: Cologne
Description: Mount Calvary. Early black and white engraving.
Map Ref: MEAST2773
Cartographer: Mercator Hondius
Title: : Terra Sancta
Date: 1621      Size: 7 x 7 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: The Levant. Published at the height of the Dutch Golden Age of map making, by two of its leading figures. Coloured.
Map Ref: MEAST4044
Cartographer: Samuel Purchas
Title: : Peregrinato Iraelitaru in Deserto
Date: 1625      Size: 8 x 6 inches
Published: London
Description: Egypt & Holy Land. Based on Hondius's map, showing the journey of the Israelites from Egypt to the Holy Land across the desert. Coloured.
Map Ref: MEAST4133
Cartographer: Willem & Jan Blaeu
Title: : Terra Sancta
Date: c. 1650      Size: 20 x 15 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Holy Land, part of the Nile Delta, the Sinai and the Red Sea. East to West Projection. Verso text in Latin. Original colour.
Map Ref: MEAST4074
Cartographer: Thomas Fuller
Title: : [Holy Land]
Date: 1650      Size: 13 x 10 inches
Published: London
Description: Ancient Holy Land Japho to Ashdod. Depicting scenes and places from the Old Testament.
Map Ref: MEAST2902
Cartographer: Benito Montanus
Title: : Terrae Israel Omnis Ante Canaan Dictae in Tribvs Vndecim Distribvtae Accvratissima et ad Sacras Historias Intelligendas Opportvniss Cvmvicinarvm Gentivm Adscriptione Tabvla et Exactissimo Mansionvm XLIII Sitv
Date: 1660      Size: 20 x 14 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: The Holy Land, set on an east to west projection. The coastline is embellished with ships and sea monsters. This is an important and uncommon map showing the divisions of the tribes of Israel, and the route of the Exodus.
Map Ref: MEAST4095