Auction 115, Lot 626

"Kaart van de Reis-Tochten en Verblyf-Plaatsen der Heilige Apostelen Petrus en Paulus door Galilea, Samarie, het Ioodcshe Land, Egypten, Asie en Europa", Wetstein, R & G.

Subject: Eastern Mediterranean

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.8 x 14.5 inches
52.8 x 36.8 cm

Interesting map of the Eastern Mediterranean originated by Nicolas Sanson. The map presents a record of the travels of the Apostles Peter and Paul and is devoid of detail except for topography and those places visited during the journey from Jerusalem to Rome. Large inset plan of Jerusalem and decorative title cartouche flanked by Solomon and a high priest.

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Condition: B

Narrow margin at top, as issued. Bit of faint uneven toning.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $190

Closed on 6/21/2006

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