Auction 101, Lot 387

"Description dela Geographie Sacree Tiree du Vieux & du Nouveau Testament, qui Contient les Parties de Tout le Monde", Sanson/Mortier

Subject: Mediterranean

Period: 1700 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17 x 14.3 inches
43.2 x 36.3 cm

Attractive map illustrating the lands described in the New Testament. Centered on the Eastern Mediterranean, it extends to Persia and Arabia and from Central Europe to Northern Africa. The political divisions and place names are from classical times. Small inset of Egypt and the Wandering of the Children of Israel. Decorated with a fine title cartouche and small compass rose.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/4/2002

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