Auction 136, Lot 648

"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: 1724 (published)

Publication: Atlas Historique…

Color: Hand Color

19 x 15.8 inches
48.3 x 40.1 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: B+

There is a minor repaired tear just entering the neatline at bottom left, else very good.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $190

Closed on 6/1/2011