Description: Antique map titled 'De Gelegentheyt Van't Paradys en 't Landt Canaan.' Dutch Bible map covering the region between the Mediterranean and the Persian Gulf, featuring the Garden of Eden, which is located near "Babel". The map includes tiny engravings of Eve offering Adam the apple and the expulsion from the garden. Abraham's journey from Ur is noted, as are the wanderings of the Children of Isreal, and a vignette of Jonas and the whale.
Artsists and Engravers: Engraved by A. Schut. Published by C. Danckerts II. The Danckerts were a well known family containing several engravers, cartographers and print-sellers that started with the founder Cornelis Danckerts I (1536-1595) who was the city Carpenter.
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