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Auction 190, Lot 540

"De Beschryvingh van de Reysen Pauli, en van de Andere Apostelen...", Stoopendaal, Bastiaan

Subject: Eastern Mediterranean & Middle East

Period: 1686 (published)


Color: Hand Color

18.4 x 13.9 inches
46.7 x 35.3 cm
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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+

A dark impression with light soiling, an abrasion in the title cartouche, a bit of toning along the centerfold and edges of the sheet, and a few tiny holes and separations along the centerfold that have been repaired on verso. Issued folding.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 11/16/2022