Auction 136, Lot 647

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

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1724 (published)

Publication: Atlas Historique…

Color: Hand Color

19 x 16 inches
48.3 x 40.6 cm

This folio sheet contains four maps that illustrate the biblical history of the Holy Land. The main map at center (Carte de l'introduction du peuple d'Israel dans les Pais de Canaan) shows the region after the distribution of the Tribes of Israel. Two smaller maps at the top are designed for the understanding of the Book of Judges, and the government of David and Salomon. A small map at bottom shows Canaan before the destruction of Sodom. All the maps are surrounded by genealogical and geographical information.

References: Laor #210.

Condition: A

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $190

Closed on 6/1/2011