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Auction 182, Lot 455

"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, les Ordres Religieux, les Patriachats...", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Europe, Egypt & Holy Land

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique

Color: Black & White

Size:
47.8 x 19.7 inches
121.4 x 50 cm

A 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 maps (5.7 x 7.2") of Egypt and the Holy Land at left and right. The maps are 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: B+

Issued folding with light toning.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $140

Closed on 4/28/2021

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