Auction 102, Lot 413

"Italiae Antiquae Nova Delinatio", Cluver/Jansson

Subject: Italy

Period: 1657 (circa)

Publication: Ioannis Ianssonii Novus Atlas…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.2 x 14 inches
48.8 x 35.6 cm

Beautiful map of all Italy, with Sardinia and Corsica but only the northern part of Sicily. The map was engraved by Jodocus Hondius, with his imprint at lower right, and published in Jansson's atlas. Embellished with a fine title cartouche attributing Philip Cluver, flanked by an angel and a soldier with putti in another cartouche framing the map key. A sailing ship and elegant calligraphy fill the sea.

References: Phillips (A) #5944 Vol. 6 #39.

Condition: A+

Estimate: $500 - $550

Sold for: $550

Closed on 3/5/2003

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