Lot 296 of 392:
Israelites wander in the desert  

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Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Voyage des Enfans d' Israel Dans le Desert Depuis leux partie d' Egypte Par la Mer Rouge jusques au Pays de Canaan... [title also in Dutch]
Author:
Covens & Mortier
Place:
Amsterdam
Publisher:
Date:
[1740]
Description:

Copper-engraved map, hand-colored (later?). 40x47 cm (15¾x10½").

Pictorial map focusing on the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt to Palestine and their wandering in the desert in what is now Arabia. Mount Sinai is prominent at the center of the map, and at top left is the Jordan River and the Mare Mortuum (Dead Sea), and at bottom right is a graphic scene of the pursuing Egyptians being swallowed in the Red Sea. There are numerous place names and biblical references

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Lot Amendments
Condition:
Lower right margin extended where it was trimmed for folding in a book, a short tear repaired on verso; old folds, minor soiling, very good.
 
Item number:
274775
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