Auction 173, Lot 223

"D'Reyse des Apostels Pauli na Roomen Etc.", Schut, Albert

Subject: Europe & Mediterranean

Period: 1710 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

20.5 x 14.5 inches
52.1 x 36.8 cm

This fine map of Europe (except Scandinavia) and the Mediterranean illustrates the travels of St. Paul from Jerusalem to Rome. The title is in a panel across the top. Crisply engraved with good detail throughout and simply decorated with three compass roses. The map was engraved by Albert Schut and published in a Dutch Bible, first by Danckerts, second by R & J Wetstein and William Smith in Amsterdam and Samuel Luchtmans in Leiden, and last by I.B. Elwe. This is the first state, published by Cornelis Danckerts. Dutch text on verso.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #164.

Condition: A

A dark impression on a bright sheet, issued folding and now flattened. There are professional repairs to several short fold separations, a couple of tiny edge tears that barely pass the neatline, and a chip confined to the top blank margin.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $425

Closed on 6/5/2019