Auction 142, Lot 593

"De Beschryving van de Reysen Pauli, en van de Andere Apostelen…", Jagen, Jan van

Subject: Eastern Mediterranean & Middle East

Period: 1748 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

17.7 x 12 inches
45 x 30.5 cm

Very decorative map of the eastern part of the Mediterranean. Vignettes below the map show episodes from the travels of St. Paul and the cartouche, compass rose and sailing ships add interest. This map was copied from Bastian Stoopendaal's slightly larger map of 1688. Dutch text on verso.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #147-KIII.

Condition: B+

Issued folding, now pressed with a couple of light stains and a few professionally repaired fold separations, only one of which enters map 1.25" at top.

Estimate: $325 - $400

Sold for: $240

Closed on 11/28/2012