Auction 133, Lot 579

"Carte d'Etude de la Terre Sainte Pour servir a l'Histoire du Nouveau Testament", Mortier, Pierre

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1809 (published)

Publication: Nouvel atlas de la Bible…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.3 x 15.2 inches
43.9 x 38.6 cm

This is an uncommon version of Mortier's map of the region covering present-day Israel and Jordan, engraved by Mademoiselle Glot and published by Jacques Desray. The map shows the Holy Land kingdoms of Judea and Israel along with the lands of the twelve tribes. The travels of Jesus Christ are prominently delineated.

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Condition: A

Minor soil in margins.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/1/2010

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