Auction 107, Lot 433

"Descriptio Peregrinationis D. Pauli, Apostoli, Exhibens Loca sere omnia tam in Novo Testamento quam in Actis Apostolorum memorata: Opera Abrahami Ortelii", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Eastern Mediterranean

Period: 1657 (circa)

Publication: Accuratissima Orbis Antiqui Delineatio

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.8 x 14.2 inches
50.3 x 36.1 cm

This splendid map depicts the travels of St. Paul and is taken directly from the work of Ortelius and engraved by Petrus Kaerius. Two fine scenes in top depict incidents during the journey. At center is a curtain-style title cartouche. In the sea are a wrecked sailing ship and another vignette of Jonah and the whale.

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Condition: B

Trace of spotting in lower center, else very good to fine with original margins.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $300

Closed on 6/9/2004

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