Auction 154, Lot 402

"Carte pour Servir a l'Intelligence de l'Histoire Eclessiastique & A Faire Connoitre les Persecutions de l'Eglise, les Schismes dont elle a ete Troublee...", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Europe & Mediterranean

Period: 1719 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique

Color: Hand Color

Size:
47.8 x 19.1 inches
121.4 x 48.5 cm

Very interesting large French chart illustrating the various religious divisions in Europe and the Mediterranean. At center is a map (13.5 x 8.5") of Europe with adjacent maps (5.7 x 7.2" each) of Egypt and the Holy Land. All surrounded by tables of text describing the persecutions of Christians, chronology of various kingdoms, popes, etc. On two joined sheets as issued.

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Condition: A

A dark impression, issued folding, with attractive color and light printer's ink residue.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/16/2015

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