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Lot 0070
  • Map: Voyage des Infans d'Israel d'Egypt par la Mer Rouge jusques au Pays de Canaan
  • Cartographer: Philippe de la Rue / Covens & Mortier
  • Place & Date: Amsterdam / 1730
  • Size: 18 1/2" x 15 5/8"
  • Condition: old color; overall age toning; some browning and spotting mostly in the wide margins; some creasing along centerfold

    The later Covens & Mortier edition of de la Rue's scarce and fascinating map tracing the journey of the Children of Israel from Egypt across the Red Sea (where the Egyptian troops are shown drowning) to the land of Canaan. Vignettes in the map's interior depict episodes of the Exodus, with a smoking Mount Sinai near the center. The beautiful cartouche shows Israelites gathering manna. Originally issued in de la Rue's La Terre Sainte en Six Cartes Geographiques, published in Paris by Mariette in 1651.

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  • Condition

    old color; overall age toning; some browning and spotting mostly in the wide margins; some creasing along centerfold?

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    Antique Map of the Exodus Route

    Estimate $140 - $155Sep 2, 2017
    Auction Curated By:
    Steve Kovacs
    Maps Expert
    101 Avenue of the Americas
    Suite 900
    New York, NY 10013
    United States
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