Auction 108, Lot 525

"Carte des Voyages de Notre Seigneur Jesus-Christ et ceux des apostres St. Peirre et St. Paul dans l'Asie et dans l'Europe [on sheet with] La Judee sous Herode [and] Plan de la Ville de Jerusalem.", Robert de Vaugondy/Delamarche

Subject: Near and Middle East

Period: 1747 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

23 x 18 inches
58.4 x 45.7 cm

Handsome map of the Middle East and the Eastern Mediterranean based on Sanson's cartography. The huge, beautifully engraved, title cartouche is flanked by large insets of Judea divided into twelve tribes and a plan of ancient Jerusalem. At upper right is a table describing the travels of St. Paul.

References: Pedley #394; Laor #674.

Condition: B

Fine impression and original outline color with uncolored cartouche. Few minor spots.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $250

Closed on 9/29/2004