Auction 109, Lot 612

"[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

Size:
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.

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Condition: B

First with split on bottom centerfold entering map 3/4" without any loss. Second with light toning along fold.

Estimate: $130 - $170

Sold for: $90

Closed on 12/1/2004

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