Auction 89, Lot 229

"Descriptio Paradisi et Terrae Canaan Regionumque a Patriarchis primum habitatarum",

Subject: Middle East

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13 x 8.2 inches
33 x 20.8 cm

Lovely map of the region from Cyprus in the Mediterranean through to the Persian Gulf. Babylon is shown near the Garden of Eden. Many Biblical place names. Decorative title cartouche with the snake form of Satan holding an apple. Pleasant later coloring.

References:

Condition: A+

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $160

Closed on 12/8/1999

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