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    Estienne Michalet. Les Deserts D'Egypte de Thebaide D'Arabie, De Sirie, &c. Paris: 1693. Single sheet map of the Holy Land.

    More Information: [Holy Land]. Estienne Michalet. Les Deserts D'Egypte de Thebaide D'Arabie, De Sirie, &c. ou Sout Exactement Marques Les Lieux Habitez Par Les Saincts Peres Des Deserts. Paris: Michalet, 1693. Single sheet engraved map (25.5 x 35.375 inches). Hand-colored borders. Mild toning and thumbsoiling overall; closed tear, approximately one inch, at lower margin; center fold, splitting along lower margin, reinforced along fold at verso. Very good. A charming map of the Holy Land with fantastical illustrations of lions, dragons, elephants, winged horses and other animals as well as sites of saints, monasteries and hermits throughout Egypt and the Arabian peninsula.

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