Auction 153, Lot 36

"Den Aardbodem na de Zundvloed door Noachs dri Soonen en Hare Nakomelingen Bevolkt", Goeree, Willelm & Jan

Subject: Ancient World

Period: 1700 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
16.7 x 8.3 inches
42.4 x 21.1 cm

This charming and uncommon map comes from a Dutch book on church history published by the Goeree brothers. It shows the world as known after the Great Flood with Europe and parts of Asia and Africa distributed among the sons of Noah. At left is Noah's family tree and below are symbols or coins representing the world's major nations and the rulers under whom they were issued.

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Condition: A

A fine impression issued folding on a watermarked sheet with minor offsetting. There is a short fold separation at right in the top blank margin.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $85

Closed on 5/20/2015

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