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Auction 89, Lot 27


Subject: Ancient World

Period: 1736 (published)


Color: Hand Color

18 x 13.7 inches
45.7 x 34.8 cm
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Extremely uncommon and incredible copper engraving from a Dutch Bible. A hemisphere depicting the Old World is suspended above a scene of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, which is filled with scores of different animals, and a volcano in the background. Below are several Biblical scenes from both the Old and New Testaments. Dutch text on verso including an engraved scene. Professionally re-enforced folds, now pressed and ready for framing.


Condition: A

Estimate: $550 - $650

Sold for: $800

Closed on 12/8/1999