Auction 127, Lot 452

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

Subject: Europe and Mediterranean

Period: 1720 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

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 R & J Wetstein and William Smith in Amsterdam and Samuel Luchtmans in Leiden; their imprint is at the left side. Dutch text on verso.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #164.

Condition: B

Trimmed into neatline in top margin, as issued. There is an old paper repair on the bottom fold and a few unobtrusive spots in the map.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $150

Closed on 2/25/2009