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   M-12098 - c. 1702 Map of the Holy Land with several vignettes


 

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M-12098: (Image: 12 x 17 7/8 ’’) “DE GELEGENTHEYT VAN ‘T PARADYS EN ‘T LANDT CANAAN…” Rotterdam:  Hendrik,  Jacob  & Pieter Keur, c. 1702 (State 2). From a Dutch Bible. Engraved map with later hand-coloring. Very strong, clear engraving. Lower centerfold has added paper glued to fold for reinforcement - done long ago. Reference: Poortman & Augusteijn #131.

This map depicts the Holy Land from Egypt to the Land of Nod, noting the biblical towns, mountain ranges & river systems as referenced in the Book of Genesis. The Tower of Babel, Mount Ararat with Noah’s Ark resting on land (beneath the upper right cartouche), and Jacob’s Journey to Mesopotamia are shown. To the right of the Tower of Babel is “Paradys” with scenes of Adam and Eve in Paradise and, further right, being banished from Eden (The four colorful corner vignettes depict these scenes in greater detail). The large lower center vignette shows Noah’s Ark during the flood. On the sea is depicted the legend of Jonah and the whale.

Inventory Number: M-12098

Dealer  

Charles Edwin Puckett
Contact   Charles or Teresa Puckett Phone: 330-668-0032
Period: 18th Century (1701-1800)
Date: c. 1702
Origin: Published in Rotterdam
Condition: Lower centerfold has added paper glued to fold for reinforcement - done long ag0 - just below Noah's Arc.
Measurements: 12 x 17 7/8''
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Web-site: http://www.cepuckett.com
Price: SOLD
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