Auction 122, Lot 707

"Afbeeldinge van 't Land Kanaan…", Bachiene, Willem Albert

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1748 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

18.8 x 15.5 inches
47.8 x 39.4 cm

This map illustrates the land of Canaan before the conquest by the Israelites. It shows Palestine on both sides of the Jordan River and the coastline from Sidon to the Nile Delta. An illustration depicts God revealing himself to Abraham. The map was beautifully engraved by Jan van Jagen. From a Dutch bible published by Nicolas Goetzee.

References: Laor #67; Poortman & Augusteijn #178.

Condition: A

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/5/2007