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Auction 174, Lot 636

"Iesu Christi Salvatoris Nostri et Apostolorum Petri, et Pauli Mansiones, Itinera, Peregrinationes, &c.…", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Eastern Mediterranean & Middle East

Period: 1665 (dated)

Publication: Geographia Sacra...

Color: Hand Color

22.1 x 14.6 inches
56.1 x 37.1 cm
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This fascinating map details the travels of St. Peter and St. Paul throughout the Eastern Mediterranean and includes place names from the New Testament. Two large and detailed insets appear in the bottom corners: a bird's-eye view of Jerusalem (Hierusalem Occidens) and a map of the Israeli tribal areas (In hac Iudaa Tabula Iesu Christi Salvatris...). The decorative title cartouche features Jesus carrying the cross with St. Peter and St. Paul at the sides.

References: Laor #697.

Condition: A

A superb impression on bright sheet with the watermarks of a large coat of arms and "G [heart] G" and minor offsetting.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/11/2019