Auction 109, Lot 348

"Carte pour Servir a l'Intelligence de l'Histoire Eclessiastique & a Faire Connoitre les Persecutions de l'Eglise, les Schismes…", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Europe and Mediterranean

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique et Methodique

Color: Black & White

Size:
47 x 19 inches
119.4 x 48.3 cm

Very interesting large French chart illustrating the various religious divisions in Europe and the Mediterranean. At center is a map (13.5 x 8.5") of Europe with maps (5.7 x 7.2") of Egypt and the Holy Land. All surrounded by tables of text describing the persecutions of Christians, chronology of various kingdoms, popes, etc. On two joined sheets as issued.

References:

Condition: A

Fine crisp impression. Small hole at binding side barely affecting a couple of line of text. Folding as issued.

Estimate: $200 - $275

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/1/2004

Archived