1683 Rare 1st St California Map Joseph Moxon World After Noah Flood Garden Eden
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1683 Rare 1st St California Map Joseph Moxon World After Noah Flood Garden Eden :
scottberube Store THIS IS THE BEST EXAMPLE OF THIS MAP I AM ABLE TO FINDFROM A 1600S BIBLEYOU CAN BUY THIS NOW WITH RIGHT OFFERfirst state of this uncommon oval world map. Vignettes illustrating the Creation, the Garden of Eden and several Biblical scenes, including Moses receiving the Ten Commandments and the Crucifixion of Christ surround the map. The map itself includesCalifornia as an Island, and partial coastlines for Japan, Australia and New Zealand. Eden and theLand of Nodare located by the Euphrates River. Numbers throughout the map are keyed to a listing of 78 countries and places. Two cartouches further decorate the map, including a dedication to Gilbert Sheldon, Archbishop of Canterbury with his coat of arms.
EDGES AND FOLDS FROFESSIONALLY CONSERVED12 1/2 X 18 PLATE MARK
13 1/2 X 19 PAPER SIZEwas found in frame archivaly mounted - loose hinged at top rear - on laid paperSharp impression . Expert and nearly invisible re enforcement of folds only noticeable from rear
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