Auction 124, Lot 401

"D'Reyse des Apostels Pauli na Roomen etc.", Schut, Albert

Subject: Europe, Mediterranean

Period: 1710 (circa)


Color: Black & White

20.5 x 14.5 inches
52.1 x 36.8 cm

This fine map of Europe (except Scandinavia) and the Mediterranean illustrates the travels of St. Paul from Jerusalem to Rome. The title is in a panel across the top. Crisply engraved with good detail throughout and simply decorated with three compass roses. The map was engraved by Albert Schut and published in a Dutch bible by Cornelius Danckerts. Dutch text on verso.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #164.

Condition: B+

A velvety impression on a sheet with some toning and a couple short fold separations at the bottom, now repaired on the verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 5/7/2008