Descriptio terrarum in quasdispersi sunt structores turris Babel BOCHART RARE MAP
Title : Descriptio terrarum in quasdispersi sunt structores turris Babel..
Map maker : BOCHART, S..
Date : Amsterdam, after1646.
Size : 13.0 x 15.9 inches. / 33.0 x 40.5 cm.
Colouring : Uncoloured
Description :SCARCE early map of the Mediterranean, the Middle East, and northern Africa. Many areas and coast lines distorted! The Near East is highly detailed with numerous ancient place names.
Published in first part of “Geographia Sacra – Opera omnia. Hoc est Phaleg, Chanaan, et Hierozoicon. Quibus accesserunt …” by Samuel Bochart.
Decorated with a large title cartouche featuring lions, hunters on horseback armed with spear, bow and arrow, and a pyramid.
The first edition of “Geographica Sacra” was printed in Caen in 1646, other editions by Boutesteyn and Luchtmans.
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