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Auction 132, Lot 591

"Perigrinatie ofte Veertich-Iarige Reyse der Kinderen Israels uyt Egypten door de Roode Zee ende de Woestyne tot in't Beloofde Landt Canaan", Keur, Pieter en Jacob

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1730 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

18 x 12.3 inches
45.7 x 31.2 cm

Dutch Bible map of the Holy Land depicting the Exodus from Egypt and the wanderings of the Children of Israel. The lower part of the map is elaborately engraved with a scene of the encampment of the Children of Israel and Moses receiving the Ten Commandments at Mt. Sinai. The title cartouche is flanked by Adam & Eve. The map is further decorated with a convoy of ships bringing cedar for the building of Solomon's Temple and Jonas & the whale. The map is based on that of Nicolaes Berchem, whose popular designs were copied for many Dutch bibles in the late 17th and early 18th centuries.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #141-KII2.

Condition: A

Good margins all around with some minor repairs in the margins.

Estimate: $325 - $400

Sold for: $240

Closed on 6/2/2010