"De Gelegentheyt van 't Paradys en 't Landt Canaan, Mitsgaders d' eerst Bewoonde Landen der Patriarchen uyt de H. Schrifture…", Stoopendaal, Daniel
Subject: Near and Middle East
Period: 1702 (published)
Color: Hand Color
18 x 13.7 inches
45.7 x 34.8 cm
Fine Dutch Bible map published by Pieter & Jacob Keur. It covers the region between the Mediterranean and the Persian Gulf, depicting numerous Biblical sites, including the wanderings of the Children of Israel, Jonas & the whale, and the Garden of Eden. Banner style title with the four corners of the map containing fully colored vignettes; the creation of Adam & Eve in Paradise, Eve offering Adam the apple, and the expulsion from the Garden of Eden. At center in the bottom is a large scene of the Ark in the flood. Dutch text on verso.
References: Poortman & Augusteijn #131 GII<sup>1</sup>.
light soil in blank margins.