A Mapp of the Travels and Voyages of the Apostles by Richar Blome

A Mapp of the Travels and Voyages of the Apostles by Richar Blome

Code: 54343

£228.80 £260.00 Approx $314.72, €267.92
 

Date: 1673

Copper engraving with later hand colouring.  Overall sheet size: 48.3 cms x 33.4cms.  Image size: 472mm x 296mm.  Map of the eastern Mediterranean as far as Rome, with thirteen full-length portraits of the Apostles & St Paul under the map. The dedication is to Sir William Lowther (c.1612-1688), who entered the House of Commons in 1660. After welcoming Charles II back from exile that year he was re-elected to Parliament in 1661 as a member of the so-called 'Cavelier Parliament' (1661-79).  Bottom right corner missing so augmented right margin with old paper and small re-inforcement 4.6cms at bottom of centrefold else very good condition.

The dedication is to Sir William Lowther (c.1612-1688), who entered the House of Commons in 1660.
Richard Blome,’a publisher and compiler of some celebrity, who, by the aid of subscriptions adroity levied, issued many splendid works’ (D.N.B.)
https://www.mapforum.com/09/9blome.htm
see Ashley Baynton Williams interesting article above.