"Peregrinationis Divi Pauli Typus Corographicus…", Ortelius, Abraham
Subject: Eastern Mediterranean
Period: 1603 (circa)
Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum
Color: Black & White
19.8 x 13.8 inches
50.3 x 35.1 cm
This splendid map depicts the travels of Paul throughout the Eastern Mediterranean. The title cartouche is flanked by two Biblical views including the Paul's shipwreck off the coast of Malta. At the bottom is a verse of scripture (2 Corinthians, 5). The map is also ornamented with ships and sea monsters. Latin text on verso.
References: Van den Broecke #181.
Good impression with slightly uneven toning, else very good.