Auction 144, Lot 216

"Afbeeldinge van 't Land Kanaan, nog Bewoond door Deszelvs Allereerste Bezitters de Nakomelingen Kanaans...", Bachiene, Willem Albert

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1748 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19 x 15.5 inches
48.3 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

Very light toning.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 4/3/2013

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