Auction 88, Lot 281

"De Gelegentheyt van't Paradys ende't Landt Canaan, Mitsgaders de Eerst Dewoonde Landen…", Visscher

Subject: Near and Middle East

Period: 1660 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.5 x 14.5 inches
52.1 x 36.8 cm

Superb Dutch Bible map covering the region between the Mediterranean and the Persian Gulf, featuring the Garden of Eden. Strapwork title cartouche flanked by scenes of Eve offering Adam the apple, and the expulsion from the Garden of Eden. A lovely, decorative map. Expert strengthening of marginal folds.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $375 - $450

Sold for: $425

Closed on 10/2/1999

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