113 176 A DR ICHOM, CH R IST I A N / SA NSON, NICHOLAS. Situs Terrae Canaan, sive Terrae Promissionis, Hodie Palestina. Copperplate hand- colored map, two sheets joined together. 24.5 x 39 inches (62 x 99 cm). [Laor 25.] Amsterdam, 1708. $600 - $900 ❧ A westerly oriented depiction of Palestine, from Sidon to the Nile Delta. The encampments of the Israelites are shown in the desert, along with an imaginary river that stretches from Jerusalem to the Dead Sea. 177 BR AU N, GE ORG , HOGE N BE RG , F R A N S . Hierosolyma, Clarissima totius Orientis ciuitas, Iudaee Metropolis. Hand-colored copperplate double-page twin plans of Jerusalem. 17 x 22 inches (43 x 56 cm). [Laor 1039.] Frankfurt, 1572 (or later). $600 - $900 ❧ Two Jerusalems are depicted; on the left, the city during the Second Temple Era; on the right, the contemporary city. Lower left, Moses receives the Decalogue at Mount Sinai, surrounded by a prostrating nation. This first appeared in Braun and Hogenberg’s ‘Civitates Orbis Terrarum. 178 CORNELIUS, DANCKERTS. Afbeelding van de Veertich-Iaarige Reyse der Kinderen Israels uyt Egypten [“Illustration of the Forty Years’ Wanderings of the Israelites from Egypt… to the Land of Canaan.”] Hand-colored copperplate map. 16 x 20.5 inches (40.5 x 52 cm). [Laor 803.] Amsterdam, c. 1700. $300 - $500 ❧ Based on Visscher’s 1659 map, the Levant is shown from Damascus in the north to the Egyptian coast in the south. Various Biblical scenes are depicted, such as a smoking Mount Sinai and Solomon’s ships embarking from the shores of Eilat in search of gold. Depicted below the map is the Encampment of the Israelites and the Temple vessels.