Holy Land Ancient World Egypt Nile 1720 Chatelain folio map not in LaorBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Carte pour Servir a L'Intelligence de l'Histoire Eclessiastique & a Faire Connoitre les Persecutions de l'Eglise le Schimes dont elle a ete Troublee Les ordres Religieux les Patriachats et Divers Autres Instructions pour Conduire a l'Histoire de l'Eglise.
(Europe / Holy Land / Middle East / Egypt / Nile).
Issued 1720, Paris by Chatelain.
Series of three maps depicting Egypt and area around the Nile, Ancient world and finally Syria and coast of Armenian Turkey down through Holy Land and Arabia Deserte.
Of potential cartographic interest for not being noted by Laor.
Extensive historical text surrounds the maps, including genealogical and time line information about the prophets and the genealogical branch of Jesus Christ.
Fine early 18th century engraved folio sheet map with extensive historical data at top right in key and across the bottom keyed to the map. Various engraved annotations, early political boundaries corresponding to the era with ancient world topographical and geopolitical taxonomy.
Overall remaining clean - a pleasing and well preserved visual example.
Sheet measures c.21 " x 48 3/4".
Printed area measures c. 19 3/8" x 47".
Laor, Maps of the Holy Land, not mentioned.
Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici, v. II, pp. 33-8.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 1, p. 258.