Auction 90, Lot 270

"Armeniae Maioris Nova Discriptio de Gelegentheyt van 't Paradys ende t'Lant Canaan mitschaders de eerst…",

Subject: Near and Middle East

Period: 1646 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.7 x 13 inches
47.5 x 33 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 and flattening of folds.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $400

Closed on 3/15/2000

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