"De Beschryving van de Reysen Pauli, en van de Andere Apostelen…", Avelen, Jan van den
Subject: Eastern Mediterranean & Middle East
Period: 1700 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
18 x 14 inches
45.7 x 35.6 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. Dutch text on verso.
References: Poortman & Augusteijn #153.
Issued folding with wide margins. There are a few minute holes only visible when held to light and a couple of minor spots. There is a small, professionally repaired hole at a fold intersection in title cartouche.