Auction 165, Lot 617

"A New Map Shewing All the Severall Countries, Cities, Towns, and Other Places Mentioned in the New Testament...", Wells, Edward

Subject: Eastern Mediterranean & Middle East

Period: 1701 (circa)

Publication: A New Sett of Maps both of Antient and Present Geography

Color: Hand Color

18.8 x 14 inches
47.8 x 35.6 cm

This sheet, dedicated to Prince William, Duke of Gloucester, includes three maps that depict locations noted in the New Testament. At top left is a large map of the eastern Mediterranean focusing on Greece, Turkey and Cyprus. At bottom left is a map of the entire Mediterranean, extending well into the Middle East. And at right is a map of the Holy Land. Engraved by Sutton Nicholls.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.WELL-1a-35.

Condition: B+

Light soiling with faint, scattered foxing.

Estimate: $200 - $230


Closed on 11/15/2017