Auction 130, Lot 642

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

Subject: Eastern Mediterranean

Period: 1729 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

18 x 13.8 inches
45.7 x 35.1 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 (GII).

Condition: A

Crisp impression with wide original margins, with some stains and toning of paper edges and a few spots of stray color in the cartouche..

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $300

Closed on 12/2/2009