"Geographische Beschryvinge, van de Wandeling der Apostelen ende Pauli...", Visscher, Claes Janszoon
Subject: Eastern Mediterranean & Middle East
Period: 1748 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
15.7 x 6.6 inches
39.9 x 16.8 cm
This uncommon map of the eastern Mediterranean covers the region from Rome through Asia Minor and the Holy Land and depicts the track the ship of the Apostle Paul on his route from Jerusalem to Rome. The map is a smaller version of Claes Janszoon Visscher's map of the region. This is the third state with Visscher's name removed from the cartouche. The engraver's imprint (G. Coeck) is at bottom.
References: Poortman & Augusteijn #96.
A nice impression with marginal soiling.