Auction 102, Lot 435

"De Gelegentheyt van 't Paradys ende 't Landt Canaan, Mitsgaders de Eerst Bewoonde Landen der Patriarchen…", Van de Putte

Subject: Near and Middle East

Period: 1715 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19 x 12.2 inches
48.3 x 31 cm

Dutch Bible map covering the region between the Mediterranean and the Persian Gulf, featuring the Garden of Eden located near the city of Babel. Block title is flanked by small vignettes of Abraham's journey from Ur, and two larger scenes of Eve offering Adam the apple and the expulsion from the Garden of Eden. A lovely, decorative map with a strapwork distance scale and a tiny scene of Jonas and the whale.

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Condition: A

Couple of expert repairs in bottom blank margin.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $325

Closed on 3/5/2003

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