Ortelius, Abraham. Geographia Sacra. La Haye: Chez Pierre de Hondt, 1741.
Colored, engraved map, 14 x 18.8" (36 x 48 cm.)
This map shows the known world, based on the Old and New Testaments; there is a small map of the Modern world in an oval shape of 2.3 x 4" (6 x 10.3 cm);
contains a decorative cartouche surrounded by geographers with text describing the mystical land of Ophir, where Salomon obtained the gold to build his famous temple in Jerusalem.
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