84 164 VISSCHER, NICOLAUM. “Terra Sancta, sive Promissionis, olim Palestina.” Text in Latin, Dutch and Flemish. Double- page hand-colored copperplate map. 20.7 x 26 inches (52.7 x 66 cm). [Laor 793.] Amsterdam, 1659. $600 - $900 ❧ From Visscher’s Atlases Contractus Orbis Terrarum published by P. Schneck. In the lower right corner, the fisherman emblem of the Visscher family is here replaced by an image of children fishing. The shore-line runs from Sidon to Egypt. The Kishon River connects Haifa Bay to the Lake of Tiberias. Along the top, a garland is supported by six cherubs. At center of the map is a plan of the camp of the Israelites with the twelve tribes flanked by Moses and Aaron. This map is the prototype for many 17th-century Holy Land maps by De Wit, Danckerts and others. 165 ADRICHOM, CHRISTIAN VAN. Theatrum Terrae Sanctae et biblicarum historiarum, cum tabulis geographicis aere expressis. Magnificent engraved title- page. Complete with large engraved folding plan of Jerusalem and ELEVEN FURTHER ENGRAVED FOLDING MAPS of the Holy Land. pp. (12), 286, (26). Browned and slightly worn. One map with tears at folds. Contemporary vellum-backed marbled boards, rubbed, spine with loss. Folio. Cologne, Jodocum Henricum Kramer, 1682. $1500 - $2000