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Auction 195, Lot 670

"De Gelegentheyt van 't Paradys en 't Landt Canaan, Mitsgaders d'Eerst Bewoonde Landen der Patriarchen uyt de H. Schrifture en Verscheyden Auctoren by een Gestelt", Stoopendaal, Daniel

Subject: Middle East & Cyprus

Period: 1729 (circa)


Color: Black & White

17.8 x 12.2 inches
45.2 x 31 cm
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This Dutch Bible map covers the region between the Mediterranean and the Persian Gulf, depicting numerous Biblical sites, including the wanderings of the Children of Israel, Jonas & the whale, and the Garden of Eden. The map is richly embellished with a banner style title cartouche and four corner vignettes - Paradise, the creation of Adam & Eve, Eve offering Adam the apple, and the expulsion from the Garden of Eden. At bottom center is a large scene of the Ark. Dutch text on verso. Published by Pieter and Jacob Keur.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #131 GIII-3.

Condition: A

A nice impression on a bright sheet, issued folding and now pressed and fully backed in thin, archival tissue to repair some tiny tears and worm tracks along the edges of the sheet. There is a printer's crease to the right of the central fold.

Estimate: $200 - $230


Closed on 11/15/2023