Auction 108, Lot 523

"Descriptio Paradisi, et Terrae Canaan Regionumque a Patriarchis primum habitatarum", Halma, Francois

Subject: Near and Middle East

Period: 1709 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

13 x 8 inches
33 x 20.3 cm

Nice map of the Middle East from the Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf. The Garden of Eden is located in present-day Iraq, near the city of Babylon. Abraham's journey from Ur is shown. The title cartouche features the serpent in the apple tree.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #166.

Condition: A+

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $140

Closed on 9/29/2004