Auction 157, Lot 608

"Byzondere Kaart van de Landen daar de Apostelen het Evangelium Gepredikt Hebben, van de Vermaardste Plaatsen, van Hunne Reyzen, en van den Weg van Paulus na Rome...", Covens & Mortier

Subject: Eastern Mediterranean & Middle East

Period: 1725 (circa)

Publication: Hisoire du Vieux et du Nouveau Testament

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.6 x 15.8 inches
47.2 x 40.1 cm

This expansive engraved map of the eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East features the tract of St. Paul from Jerusalem to Rome. The map is filled with mountains, forests, and oases and is decorated with a compass rose. Drawn and engraved by Joannes van Luchtenburgh.

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Condition: A

A crisp impression with minor scattered foxing that is largely confined to the blank margins. There is a short centerfold separation at bottom, well away from map image.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $140

Closed on 5/4/2016

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