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Description: This beautifully hand coloured originalantique map of the Promised Land divided into the 12 tribes by Philippe De la Rue was engraved by John Somer and was published by Nicholas Sanson in the 1650 edition ofCartes Generales de Toutes les Parties du Monde. (Ref:Tooley; Koeman)
General Description: Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy and stable Paper color: - White Age of map color: - Original color Colors used: - Yellow, green, pink General color appearance: - Authentic Paper size: - 22 1/2in x 17 1/2in (570mm x 445mm) Plate size: - 21in x 16in (535mm x 410m) Margins: - Min 1/2in (12mm)
Imperfections: Margins: - None Plate area: - Small worm holes repaired along top centerfold Verso: - None