116 185 PLANCIUS, PETRUS. Tabula Geographica in qua Israelitarum ab Aegypto ad Kenahanaeam usque Profectiones Omnes. Hand- colored double-page copperplate map. 13.5 x 20.5 inches (34 x 52 cm). [Laor 566.] Leiden, 1625. $1000 - $1500 ❧ Map depicting a portion of Egypt alongside the Holy Land. Includes two small maps of the order of encampment around the Tabernacle. Surrounded by 15 medallions depicting the story of the Exodus. 186 SCHEDEL, H A RTM ANN. Destruccio Iherosolime [“Destruction of Jerusalem.”]. Double-page hand-colored woodcut by Michael Wohlgemuth and Hans Pleydenwurff from the Nuremberg Chronicle. 16.5 x 23 inches (42 x 58.5 cm). [Laor 1125.] Nuremberg, first edition 1493 (or later). $600 - $900 ❧ This view of the Holy City is taken from Hartmann Schedel’s Liber Chronicarum (f. LXIIII). Schedel (1440-1514) was a German humanist and historian. The Nuremberg Chronicle, divides world history into six ages - from Creation until the present (1493). It owes its extreme popularity to the fine woodcuts by the artists Wolgemuth and Preydenwurff. Many of these woodcuts are sheer fantasy, such as that of the present Destruction of Jerusalem. In the left foreground Solomon’s Temple goes up in flames, at the extreme right is the road to Bethlehem. 187 TIRINUS, JACOBUS. Chorographia Terrae Sanctae. Hand-colored copperplate map, two sheets conjoined. 14.5 x 34.5 inches (37 x 87.5 cm). [Laor 771.] Antwerp, 1632. $800 - $1000 ❧ Easterly oriented territorial map of the Land of Israel showing both sides of the Jordan River. The Kishon stream connects the Sea of Galilee to the Haifa bay. Sixteen vignettes of Biblical objects surround the map, with a depiction of Jerusalem below at center.