Auction 110, Lot 574

"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: 1704 (circa)


Color: Black & White

17.8 x 12 inches
45.2 x 30.5 cm

Lovely Dutch Bible map published by Hendrik, Jacob & Pieter Keur. It covers the region between the Mediterranean and the Persian Gulf, depicting numerous Biblical sites including the Garden of Eden and the Tower of Babel. Banner style title with the vignettes in the four corners from Genesis: the creation of Adam & Eve, Paradise, Eve offering Adam the apple, and the expulsion from the Garden of Eden. At bottom center is a large scene of Noah's Ark at the beginning of the Great Flood. Dutch text on verso.

References: Laor #794; Poortman & Augusteijn, #131-GII.

Condition: A

Good impression. Couple of tiny tears in margins.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $275

Closed on 3/2/2005