CanaanThe Holy Land 1611 John Speed
In the top left hand corner of this chart is a plan of Jerusalem,with a legend detailing forty of the important historicaland religious places within the town.
Surrounding it are illustrations of articles relatedto the Temple of Solomon, such as the Ark of the Covenantand the Altar of Burnt Offering.
The map itself is marked with fifty places that saw the occurrenceof notable events according to the Bible:'Heere Saule consulting with a witch is seduced by the divell'that can transforme him selfe like to an angell of light',and the route taken by the Isrealites out of Egypt is also faithfully marked.The Importance of the John Speed’s Map of Canaan is Taken from The King James Bible of 1611 the ‘He’ Version. The Sea on the Map is shaded. No more then 6 Original Maps have survived. It was know that the Maps were removed from the KJB in the Churches at the time of Printing (1611) and the Maps were given to the local Schools. At the back of the Folio Map, is a list of all the Towns and Tribes of Israel, spread over two pages. The Folio Map is in very fine condition and is highly collectable condition;- Scarce/Rare in this fine collectable condition;- $10,000