"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.