Auction 124, Lot 582

"[Lot of 2] Kaarte van het Aardsche Paradys…", Starckman, P.

Subject: Middle East

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.8 x 9.2 inches
19.8 x 23.4 cm

This pair of maps show two different possible locations for the Garden of Eden. One locates the Garden north of Babylon in the Armenian region in the vicinity of Mount Ararat and the headwaters of the Euphrates River. The other map shows the more traditional theory, with Paradise located south of Babylon on the Euphrates River.

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Condition: A

There are a few light spots in blank margins, well away from the maps.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $190

Closed on 5/7/2008

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