Auction 117, Lot 724

"Patriarchatus Hierosolymitani Geographica Descriptio", Tavernier, Melchior

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1640 (dated)

Publication: Tables de la Geographie Ancienne et Nouveli…

Color: Black & White

19.5 x 13.7 inches
49.5 x 34.8 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: A

A very good impression with some minor toning.

Estimate: $180 - $240

Sold for: $160

Closed on 12/6/2006