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Auction 118, Lot 779

"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 8.3 inches
33 x 21.1 cm

Nice map that displays 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 - $240

Sold for: $150

Closed on 3/6/2007