Auction 142, Lot 53

"Carte du premier periode du Monde depuis Adam Iusqu'a Moise…", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Ancient World

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.7 x 14.7 inches
47.5 x 37.3 cm

This is a fascinating chart of the Old World surrounded and keyed to a Biblical genealogical family tree linking Adam and Moses. Panels of French text at sides provide an historical timeline for the history of the world before the birth of Christ.

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Condition: B+

Issued folding on watermarked paper with one tiny hold caused by a rust stain at bottom near centerfold.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $230

Closed on 11/28/2012

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