Auction 124, Lot 572

"De Beschryvingh van de Reysen Pauli, en van de Andere Apostelen", Stoopendaal, Bastiaan

Subject: Eastern Mediterranean

Period: 1729 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18 x 13.7 inches
45.7 x 34.8 cm

Elaborate map of the eastern part of the Mediterranean decorated above and below with vignettes showing episodes from the travels of St. Paul. Cartouches, compass rose and sailing ships further embellish the map. This is a later state with Stoopendaal's imprint replaced by that of Pieter and Jacob Keur. Dutch text on verso.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #135 (GII3).

Condition: B+

A little faint offsetting and toning, still a very attractive example with wide original margins.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $325

Closed on 5/7/2008

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