Geographische Beschryvinghe Van de Wandeling Der Apostelen ende De Reysen Pauli...

Nicolas Visscher (*1618 - 1679)
Old map of the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. Printed in Amsterdam by Paulus Aertsz van Ravesteyn in 1654.

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Description

Very decorative map of the Eastern Mediterranean by Nicolas Visscher from 1654. From Italy to the Holy Land, Iraq and up to the Red Sea. With Sicily, Malta and Cyprus. Shows the travel of St. Paul the Apostle. Surrounded by 9 views with scenes of the life and travels of the Apostle Paul. From the Dutch Ravesteyn Bible of 1654.

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CartographerNicolas Visscher
TitleGeographische Beschryvinghe Van de Wandeling Der Apostelen ende De Reysen Pauli...
Publisher, YearPaulus Aertsz van Ravesteyn, Amsterdam, 1654
Plate Size32.0 x 48.0 cm (12.6 x 18.9 inches)
Sheet Size39.8 x 54.4 cm (15.7 x 21.4 inches)

Condition

In the lower margin at the usual folds a small tears outside the of the image backed. Early and strong print, crisp impression. Excellent condition.

Cartographer

The Visscher family were art and map dealers in Amsterdam during the 17th century. Funded by C. J. Visscher (1587-1652), the business was continued by his son and grandson both named Nicolas. Nicolas Visscher I was born 1618 in Wenns, Austria. He died 1679 in Linz. After the death of Nicolas II, his widow passed the business to Pieter Schenk.

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Nicolas Visscher: Geographische Beschryvinghe Van de Wandeling Der Apostelen ende De Reysen Pauli....
Old map of the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. Printed in Amsterdam by Paulus Aertsz van Ravesteyn in 1654.

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