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Auction 143, Lot 637

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

Subject: Eastern Mediterranean & Middle East

Period: 1700 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

18.8 x 12.5 inches
47.8 x 31.8 cm
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Very decorative map after Visscher describing the Apostle Paul's travels by boat from Jerusalem to Rome showing the region from Sicily to the Persian Gulf. 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+

A minor printer's crease adjacent to centerfold, and professionally remargined at left and top right with a minor amount of neatline in facsimile.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $150

Closed on 2/13/2013