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Auction 102, Lot 438

"Beschryvinge van den Oorsprong der Volkeren, Uit de drie Sonen van Noah na den Sondvloed, en voorts vande Reysen der cerste Vaderen in Canaan", Hooghe, Romain de

Subject: Near and Middle East

Period: 1735 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

18 x 14 inches
45.7 x 35.6 cm

A very decorative map of the region from the Mediterranean through to the Persian Gulf. The map depicts the Garden of Eden, Abraham's route from Ur, and the wanderings of the Children of Israel. Two angels hold aloft title banner with pictorial scenes in the top corners representing Europa and Asia. Across the bottom of the map are several Biblical scenes including Noah and the Ark.


Condition: B

Bit of minor soil and old repair of tear just left of the centerfold, through blank margin and 1" into the map.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $375

Closed on 3/5/2003