Auction 91, Lot 293

"De Gelegentheyt van 't Paradys en 't Landt Canaan, Mitsgaders d' Eerst…",

Subject: Near and Middle East

Period: 1702 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.7 x 13.5 inches
45 x 34.3 cm

Exquisite Dutch Bible map published by Pieter & Jacob Keur. It covers the region between the Mediterranean and the Persian Gulf, depicting numerous Biblical sites, including the wanderings of the Children of Israel, Jonas & the whale, and the Garden of Eden. Banner style title with the four corners of the map containing fully colored vignettes; the creation of Adam & Eve in Paradise, Eve offering Adam the apple, and the expulsion from the Garden of Eden. At center in the bottom is a large scene of the Ark in the flood. A very attractive map in fine condition with lovely later color.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $375 - $425

Sold for: $230

Closed on 6/14/2000

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