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Auction 109, Lot 604

"Perigrinatie ofte Veertich-Iarige Reyse der Kinderen Israels…", Stoopendaal, Bastiaan

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1682 (circa)


Color: Black & White

18.2 x 12 inches
46.2 x 30.5 cm

First state of Bastiaan Stoopendaal's map depicting the Exodus from Egypt and the wanderings of the Children of Israel. The lower part of the map is elaborately engraved with a scene of the encampment and Moses receiving the Ten Commandments at Mt. Sinai. Adam, Eve, Cane and Able flank the title cartouche, and the map is further decorated with a convoy of ships bringing cedar for the building of Solomon's Temple, and Jonah and the whale. Published by H. Keur and M. Doornick in a Dutch Bible.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #132.

Condition: A

Good impression and margins with minor soil and a small split on bottom outside fold, not affecting map.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $220

Closed on 12/1/2004