Auction 117, Lot 29

"La Geographie Sacree, ou Description des Terres Habitees par les Descendans destrois Fils de Noe", Moullart-Sanson, Pierre

Subject: Ancient World

Period: 1707 (dated)

Publication: Calmet's Commentaire Litteral…

Color: Black & White

Size:
21.8 x 16.5 inches
55.4 x 41.9 cm

This interesting and scarce map shows the ancient world as it was divided among the sons of Noah. Two large insets detail the Holy Land and the location of Eden (in present-day Iraq). Engraved by Delahaye.

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Condition: B

Issued folding. Close trimmed on binding side with a tiny binding tear into border at lower right. 2.5" tear into title, closed on verso with archival tape. Few minor spots in map.

Estimate: $200 - $275

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/6/2006

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