Auction 136, Lot 651

"Het Beloofde Landt Canaan, door-Wandelt van onsen Salichmaaker Jesus Christus neffens syne Apostolen", Schut, Albert

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1791 (published)


Color: Hand Color

20 x 13.8 inches
50.8 x 35.1 cm

This finely engraved and very detailed map of the Holy Land is embellished with sailing ships showing the route of St. Paul to Rome and a compass rose. Second state with Danckerts' imprint replaced by R. & J. Wetstein & William Smith (Amsterdam) and Samuel Luchtmans (Leiden). It was published in a Dutch Bible by I.B. Elwe. Dutch text on verso.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #163.

Condition: B+

Wide original margins with some soil and a pair of unobtrusive spots at bottom center, else very good.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/1/2011