Auction 137, Lot 696

"Suite de la Genealogie ou Chronologie des Rois Patriarches et Prophetes du Troisieme Periode du Monde", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1724 (published)

Publication: Atlas Historique…

Color: Hand Color

19 x 15.2 inches
48.3 x 38.6 cm

This intriguing folio sheet contains two maps of the Holy Land with text and family trees describing the region during Biblical times. The upper map shows the region from Alexandrie and Antioche in present-day Syria to the Nile Delta and includes Cyprus and part of the Arabian desert. The bottom map focuses on Palestine with north oriented to the right.

References: Laor #211.

Condition: A

Light offsetting in blank margins.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $190

Closed on 9/14/2011