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Illustrating the Book of Genesis

Finely engraved map of the Holy Land and the contiguous regions, including Cyprus and Armenia, engraved by Baptista Van Deuticum.

Includes 15 scenes from Genesis around the outer borders.

Condition Description
Loss to left and right sides, affecting decorative panels and at the lower centerfold.
Laor, E. 570; Poortman & Augusteijn #82.
Johannes Cloppenburg Biography

Johannes Cloppenburg (sometimes Cloppenburgh; also H. Jan Evertsz and Johannes Everhardus) was a Dutch cartographer. Based in Amsterdam, he was active between roughly 1610 and 1644. He worked closely with the Hondius/Jansson firm and is credited with the 1630 edition of the Atlas Minor.