Auction 129, Lot 726

"Perigrinatie ofte Veertich-iarige Reyse der Kinderen Israels uyt Egipten, door de Roode-zee…", Schoonwald, Samuel

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1725 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.3 x 6.5 inches
21.1 x 16.5 cm

This scarce map is a reduced version of Visscher's depiction of the flight from Egypt and the wandering in the desert. Insets at the bottom illustrate the encampment of the Children of Israel, and several Biblical artifacts. A convoy of ships bringing cedar for the building of Solomon's Temple and Jonah and the whale are pictured in the Mediterranean Sea. This is from the only Dutch Bible published by Samuel Schoonwald.

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Condition: B+

There is some minor soil and creases, else very good.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/23/2009

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