Auction 130, Lot 640

"Geographische Beschreibung van dem Wanderschaft der Apostelen und Reysen des H. Apostels Pauli…", Anon.

Subject: Eastern Mediterranean

Period: 1693 (published)


Color: Hand Color

18.5 x 12.3 inches
47 x 31.2 cm

This is a very decorative map describing the Apostle Paul's travels by ship from Jerusalem to Rome showing the region from Sicily to the Persian Gulf. The map is taken from Visscher's map of 1648. Graphic panels across the top and bottom depict 26 events from the Book of Acts, and the sea is filled with tiny ships and a compass rose. German text on verso


Condition: B+

Faint toning along centerfold, else very good. The right side margin is narrow (1/8") at top, as is common with Bible maps.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $300

Closed on 12/2/2009