Auction 140, Lot 693

"Geographiae Sacrae Tabula, quae Totius Orbis Partes Continent", Bossuet, Jacques Benigne

Subject: Mediterranean & Middle East

Period: 1755 (published)

Publication: Discours sur l'Histoire Universelle…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
6.5 x 5 inches
16.5 x 12.7 cm

While this map covers nearly all of the Mediterranean, it focuses on the Holy Land and the Middle East. A small inset shows the wandering of the Israelites from Egypt to the Promised Land. It is based on Sanson's pocket atlas map and includes a considerable amount of information for such a small map.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 5/23/2012

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