Auction 165, Lot 635

"Carte pour Conduire a l'Inteligence de l'Histoire Sacree, qui Renferme en Abrege la Genealogie, la Geographie, et la Chronologie de l'Histoire Sainte", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1719 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique…

Color: Hand Color

18.4 x 15.7 inches
46.7 x 39.9 cm

This folio sheet contains four maps that illustrate the biblical history of the Holy Land. The main map at center (Carte de l'introduction du peuple d'Israel dans les Pais de Canaan) shows the region after the distribution of the Tribes of Israel. Two smaller maps at the top are designed for the understanding of the Book of Judges, and the government of David and Salomon. A small map at bottom shows Canaan before the destruction of Sodom. All the maps are surrounded by genealogical and geographical information.

References: Laor #210.

Condition: B+

A nice impression on a sheet with the watermarks of a Strasbourg lily and the initials "C&IH." There is minor toning along the centerfold and a few small holes and separations along the centerfold have been professionally repaired.

Estimate: $220 - $250

Sold for: $160

Closed on 11/15/2017