"[Lot of 2] Carte des Regions et des Lieux dont il est parle dans le Nouveau Testament [with] Carte de l'Egypte Ancienne et Moderne", Laporte, Joseph de
Subject: Holy Land and Egypt
Period: 1781 (circa)
Publication: Atlas Moderne Portatif
Color: Black & White
8.7 x 7.2 inches
22.1 x 18.3 cm
Pair of small copper engraved maps. First covers the region of the eastern Mediterranean through the Caspian Sea showing the region described in the New Testament. Inset plans of Jerusalem and Judea flank the decorative title cartouche. Second depicts the Nile River valley with good detail. Shows the location of the pyramids. Title in block style cartouche.
First with split on bottom centerfold entering map 3/4" without any loss. Second with light toning along fold.