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A Map of the HOLY LAND, Divided into the XII Tribes of ISRAEL, wherein by John Senex

£200.00 Approx $261.78, €221.24

Code: 53175

Author: (Senex, John)

Publisher: Richard Ware

Date published: 1717 circa

Copper engraving with later hand colouring. Overall sheet size: 46.2cms x 38.4cms; 423mm x 352mm. Archival strengthening to bottom centrefold ; 5.5cms strengthening from bottom of centrefold on verso and some strengthening at fold intersections repairing three small holes else good and much more attractive than this sounds. John Senex (fl.1690-1740). Engraver, publisher, surveyor and geographer to Queen Anne, Senex was also an astronomer and globe maker. He produced pocket globes as well as larger globes in partnership with Charles Price. He collaborated further with Charles and James Maxwell to produce several fine maps of the world and the continents and also many loose maps of individual countries, Inspired perhaps by his interest in road maps, he issued, in 1719 a miniature revised edition of Ogilby's 'Britannia' and many subsequent editions of this work were published.