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Auction 109, Lot 600

"Patriarchatus Hierosolymitani Geographica Descriptio", Tavernier, Melchior

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1640 (dated)

Publication: Tables de la Geographie Ancienne et Nouveli…

Color: Hand Color

19.7 x 13.5 inches
50 x 34.3 cm

Handsome map covering from the Nile delta to Lebanon. It shows the extent of the Patriarchate of Jerusalem in Roman times. Large strapwork title cartouche fills the Mediterranean Sea.

References: Laor #768.

Condition: B

Soiled margins and faint damp stain at centerfold.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $170

Closed on 12/1/2004