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Auction 179, Lot 698

"Kaarte van de Reize en Togten der Israeliten in de Woestyne, Sedert der Zelver Uytgang uyt Egypten...", Calmet, Augustin

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication: Het Algemeen Groot Historisch, Oordeelkundig, Chronologisch, Geografisch ... van den Gantschen H. Bybel

Color: Hand Color

17.6 x 12.9 inches
44.7 x 32.8 cm
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This map illustrates the route taken by the Israelites in the Exodus from Egypt to the Promised Land. Engraved by Jacob Keyser. Published in a Dutch edition of Calmet's dictionary of the Holy Bible.

References: cf. Laor #162.

Condition: A

Crisp impressions on a bright sheet with the watermarks of "Beavuais" and a fleur-de-lis coat of arms. There are two errant ink spots in the image, a hint of offsetting, and damp stains in the top and bottom blank margins.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $80

Closed on 9/16/2020