Auction 149, Lot 577

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

Subject: Eastern Mediterranean & Middle East

Period: 1686 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

18 x 13.8 inches
45.7 x 35.1 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. This is the first state. Dutch text on verso.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #135-GI.

Condition: B+

Issued folding, now pressed with one extraneous horizontal crease, a tiny hole at the center, and a few minor printer's creases. There are some minute worm holes only visible when held to light.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $200

Closed on 5/21/2014