Auction 121, Lot 720

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

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1704 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

17.9 x 12.1 inches
45.5 x 30.7 cm

This map depicts 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 Abel flank the title cartouche. 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 Hendrick, Jacob and Pieter Keur in a Dutch Bible.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #132.

Condition: B+

Backed with light Japanese tissue to support and flatten folds. There is a bit of minor surface soil in map.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $400

Closed on 9/26/2007