Auction 133, Lot 550

"Carte pour Conduire a l'Inteligence de l'Histoire Sacree, qui Renferme en Abrege … Quatrieme Periode du Monde…", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Middle East and Eastern Mediterranean

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique…

Color: Hand Color

18.8 x 15.5 inches
47.8 x 39.4 cm

Intriguing folio sheet with three maps of the Holy Land with text and family trees describing the region during biblical times. At upper left a map of Palestine is divided into Galilee, Samaria, and Judea as traveled through by Jesus Christ. At upper right a map of the Eastern Mediterranean illustrates the travels of the Apostles. And at center is a map of the Middle East for the understanding of the history of the Kings. The balance of the sheet is comprised of genealogical diagrams and historical text.

References: Laor #212.

Condition: A

There is a bit of minor toning in the top margin.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $190

Closed on 9/1/2010