PCT-62023

Antique Map of the Middle East by Halma (c.1709)

  • Condition: Good, general age-related toning. Original folding lines. Minor wear and soiling, blank verso. Please study image carefully.
  • Date: c.1709
  • Overall size: 37.8 x 25 cm.
  • Image size: 33 x 21 cm.
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.. Antique Map of the Middle East by Halma (c.1709)

Description: Antique map titled 'Descriptio Paradisi et Terrae Canaan'. Original antique map of Canaan, Armenia, Syria, Mesopotamia and Arabia. It displays the Middle East from the eastern Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf. The Garden of Eden is located in present-day Iraq, near the city of Babylon and Mons Ararat in the upper right corner is noted as the site of Noah's Ark. Abraham's journey from Ur is traced and numerous other biblical places are noted. The title cartouche features the serpent in the apple tree. Published circa 1709. 

Artists and Engravers: Published by F. Halma, Leeuwarden.