Auction 107, Lot 290

"Europam sive Celticam Veterem, sic Describere Conabor Abrahamus Orte.", Cluver/Jansson

Subject: Europe

Period: 1661 (published)

Publication: Introductionis in Universam Geographicam

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.8 x 6 inches
19.8 x 15.2 cm

Reduced version of Jansson's map of ancient Europe based on the Ortelius map of the same title. The land is fully engraved with forests, mountains and rivers, and filled ancient place names. Decorated with two strapwork title cartouches.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $190

Closed on 6/9/2004

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