Auction 113, Lot 655

"De Beschryving van de Reysen Pauli, en van de Andere Apostelen…", Avelen, Jan van den

Subject: Eastern Mediterranean & Middle East

Period: 1687 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

18.2 x 14 inches
46.2 x 35.6 cm

Decorative map of the eastern Mediterranean region detailing the travels of Apostle Paul. Richly decorated with panels of scenes from the Book of Acts in vignettes across the top and bottom and numerous sailing ships. Dutch text on verso.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #153.

Condition: B

Issued folding, now pressed with a bit of minor soil on folds. Professional repairs in margins and on folds.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $200

Closed on 12/7/2005