Auction 92, Lot 314

"De Gelentheyt van 't Paradys ende 't Landt Canaan mitsgaders de eerst bewoonde Landen der Patriarchen", Van de Putte

Subject: Near and Middle East

Period: 1715 (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, which is located near the city of Babel. Block title is flanked by small vignettes of Abraham's journey from Ur, and two larger scenes of Eve offering Adam the apple and the expulsion from the Garden of Eden. A lovely, decorative map with a strapwork distance scale and a tiny scene of Jonas and the whale.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $425

Closed on 9/13/2000

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