Auction 122, Lot 678

"Situs Chorographia et Flumina Paradisi in Terra Canaan", Cluver, Philipp

Subject: Middle East

Period: 1700 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.3 x 5.4 inches
21.1 x 13.7 cm

This is a delightful little map of the Garden of Eden. The map covers the region from Armenia through the Arabian Peninsula with north oriented to the left and Eden shown to be in the region of present-day Iraq. The title cartouche is flanked by Adam and Eve and there are depictions of the Temptation and Expulsion from Eden on the map.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $190

Closed on 12/5/2007

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