Catalog Archive
Auction 147, Lot 548

"Carte des Regions et des Lieux dont il est Parle dans le Nouveau Testament", Bonne/Lattre

Subject: Eastern Mediterranean & Middle East

Period: 1775 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Moderne

Color: Hand Color

17.6 x 12.2 inches
44.7 x 31 cm
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A handsome map that covers the region of the Mediterranean from Italy through the Caspian Sea, showing the areas described in the New Testament. Two inset plans are included on either side of the title: Plan de Jerusalem du tems de N. S. Jesus-Christ and Carte de la Judee sous Herode le Grand, et sous ses trois fils Archelaus, Herode-Antipas, et Philippe. Three elaborate title cartouches and six distance scales decorate the map. Published and engraved in Paris by Lattre.

References: Laor #121.

Condition: B+

Watermarked paper with wide, original margins, some light toning along centerfold, and a few tiny, unobtrusive spots.

Estimate: $140 - $170


Closed on 11/20/2013