Auction 122, Lot 699

"Patriarchatus Hierosolymitani Geographica Descriptio", Tavernier, Melchior

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1640 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

19.5 x 13.75 inches
49.5 x 34.9 cm

This is a handsome map covering the region from the Nile Delta to Lebanon. It shows the extent of the Patriarchate of Jerusalem in Roman times. An elegantly designed title cartouche fills the Mediterranean Sea.

References: Laor #768.

Condition: B

The map has a nice impression on a sheet with a few creases. The margins have a couple short tears.

Estimate: $130 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/5/2007