Auction 129, Lot 696

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

Subject: Eastern Mediterranean

Period: 1682 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

18.2 x 11.6 inches
46.2 x 29.5 cm

This beautiful map of the eastern Mediterranean region details the travels of Apostle Paul. It is richly decorated with scenes from St. Paul's travels in vignettes along the top and bottom and numerous sailing ships and a compass rose in the sea. This is the first state. Dutch text on verso.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #135 (G-I).

Condition: B+

Remargined at sides with a bit of the neatline in facsimile, else very good.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $275

Closed on 9/23/2009