"D'Reyse des Apostels Pauli na Roomen Etc.", Danckerts/Wetstein
Subject: Europe & Mediterranean
Period: 1757 (published)
Color: Hand Color
20.2 x 14.4 inches
51.3 x 36.6 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 third state with Danckerts' imprint removed at left and replaced with Wetstein, Smith and Luchtmans. Blank verso.
References: Poortman & Augusteijn #164.
A sharp impression on a bright sheet with a Strasburg Lily watermark, issued folding with some soiling along the edges of the sheet.