Tavernier, Melchior. Antiquorum Patriarchatuum Descriptio.

Paris, M. Tavernier, 1640.

Folio (ca. 310 x 444 mm). 10 engraved double-page maps. Later half calf with giltstamped spine and red spine label as quoted. All edges red.


The complete set of these separately published maps showing the ten Patriarchates in the Catholic church, later reprinted in smaller format in Charles Vialart's "Geographia sacra". With marbled endpapers. Binding slightly rubbed. Paper evenly browned, traces of moisture near the gutter.


Cf. Tooley IV, 251 (only mentions the map of France).