Stock No. 3108
Copper-engraved map for Samuel Bochart, Geographia Sacra, in his Opera Omnia, Leiden, 1692. (Bochart (1599-1667) was a French scholar who studies were mainly biblical and linguistic.) Image 295 x 195 mm., sheet about 360 x 230 mm. Later hand-colouring.
A famous and uncompromising map, “where you see the place as “graphically set forth” as though it had never vanished, and Adam and Eve walking in it, taller than the trees”. (Leigh Hunt)