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Auction 108, Lot 591

"Africae Descriptio", Cluver/Jansson

Subject: Africa

Period: 1661 (published)

Publication: Introductionis in Universam Geographicam

Color: Hand Color

7.8 x 5.8 inches
19.8 x 14.7 cm
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Fine small map based largely on the work of Hernicus Hondius, with the typical geography of the 16th and early 17th centuries. Delicate title cartouche. Engraved by Abraham Goos for Jansson's editions of the Atlas Minor and also included in this popular geography by Philipp Cluver.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $375 - $450

Sold for: $550

Closed on 9/29/2004