Auction 89, Lot 228

"De Gelegentheyt van t'Paradys ende t'Landt Canaan, Mitsgaders de eerst Bewoodne Landen…",

Subject: Near and Middle East

Period: 1650 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.7 x 12.2 inches
47.5 x 31 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 and repair of marginal tears. Very fine old coloring.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $220

Closed on 12/8/1999

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