Auction 136, Lot 630

"Iesu Christi Salvatoris Nostri et Apostolorum Petri, et Pauli Mansiones, Itinera Peregrinationes &c.…", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Eastern Mediterranean & Middle East

Period: 1693 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

22.3 x 14.8 inches
56.6 x 37.6 cm

This fascinating map details the travels of St. Peter & St. Paul throughout the Eastern Mediterranean, and includes place names from the New Testament. Two large and detailed insets, a bird's-eye view of Jerusalem (Hierusalem Occidens) and another of the Israeli tribal areas (In hac Iudaa tabula Iesu Christi Salvatris...). Decorative cartouche with Jesus carrying the cross with St. Peter and St. Paul at the sides.

References: Laor #697.

Condition: B+

Watermarked paper with original color. Two tiny holes in blank areas of map image expertly repaired, and short centerfold separations also expertly repaired. Small spot of candle wax in upper right portion of image.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $130

Closed on 6/1/2011