Auction 107, Lot 32

"Orbis Terrarum Veteribus Cogniti Typus Geographicus", Cluver/Jansson

Subject: Ancient World

Period: 1661 (published)

Publication: Introductionis in Universam Geographicam

Color: Hand Color

8.4 x 6.4 inches
21.3 x 16.3 cm

Reduced version of this classic map of the ancient world based on Ortelius. Europe, Asia and Africa as far south as Madagascar are placed at the center of a much larger oval frame. The Climatic zones are marked. The title is enclosed in a strapwork panel at top.

References: Shirley #385 for the folio version.

Condition: A+

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/9/2004