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  • Map: Carte Génerale pour Servir à l'Intelligence de l'Histoire Sainte
  • Cartographer: Buache/Dezauche
  • Place & Date: Paris / 1783
  • Size: 12 5/8" x 10"
  • Condition: outline color; a few minor spots and smudges in the wide margins.

    Published by Dezauche, engraved by Marie Duval and intended for "the instruction of youth," Buache's fascinating map of the Middle East "in its early period" extends from Asia Minor (modern-day Turkey) and Egypt to Elam (Persia/Iran) and encompasses "Canaan or Judea," Syria, Assyria, Mesopotamia, Armenia, Babylon, and Arabia. Among the designated sites and events are Jonas being devoured by the whale, St. Paul's route to Rome, the lands of Job and of Ismael, the Tower of Babylon, Mt. Ararat, and the site of the Garden of Eden, north of the Tigris River.

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  • Condition

    outline color; a few minor spots and smudges in the wide margins.?

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    Buache/Dezauche: Antique Map of the Middle East, 1783

    Estimate $80 - $90Sep 30, 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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