Auction 123, Lot 681

"Het Beloofde Landt Canaan, door-Wandelt van onsen Salichmaaker Jesus Christus neffens syne Apostolen", Schut, Albert

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1728 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19.75 x 13.6 inches
50.2 x 34.5 cm

Finely engraved by Albert Schut, this very detailed map of the Holy Land is embellished with sailing ships showing the route of St. Paul to Rome and a compass rose. Second state with Danckerts' imprint replaced by J. Wetstein & W. Smith of Amsterdam and Samuel Luchtmans of Leiden. Dutch text on verso.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #163.

Condition: A

Lovely impression and color. Ample original margins with a couple short tears and minor toning, none affecting the map.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 2/20/2008