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Abraham Ortelius:  Peregrinationis Divi Pauli Typus Corographicus . . .

Maps of the Mediterranean


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Title: Peregrinationis Divi Pauli Typus Corographicus . . .

Map Maker: Abraham Ortelius

Place / Date: Antwerp / 1603

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 19.5 x 13.5 inches

Condition: VG

Price: $750.00

Inventory ID: 40435


Description:

Gorgeous example of Ortelius' map of the travels of St. Paul the Apostle through the Mediterranean, extending west to Italy and east to the Euphrates, including parts of the Red Sea and the Black Sea.

Two ornate scenes from the St. Paul's travels are illustrated and colored with unusual detail. Several sailing ships and sea monsters in the Mediterranean. At the bottom, a quote from Corinthians.


References: Van den Broecke 181; Laor 545; Karrow 16c.


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Maps of Asia Minor
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