Auction 123, Lot 660

"A New Map Shewing the Travels of the Patriarchs. As Also of the Children of Israel, from Egypt through the Wilderness; to the Land of Canaan", Wells, Edward

Subject: Middle East

Period: 1700 (circa)

Publication: A New Sett of Maps

Color: Black & White

Size:
19.5 x 14.25 inches
49.5 x 36.2 cm

Finely engraved map of the Land of Canaan, stretching through the Land of Cush or Ethiopia Afterward Called Arabia to include Babylon and the Land of Eden. At the bottom is another map of the Mediterranean extending into central Asia with the notation "This Draught shews the severall Countries or People lying most remote from the Holy Land and mentioned in the Old Testament." Engraved by Sutton Nichols.

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Condition: A

Fine impression printed on sturdy paper with a tear in bottom margin, not affecting map.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $130

Closed on 2/20/2008

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