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Auction 109, Lot 25

"Typus Orbis Terrarum", Cluver, Philipp

Subject: World

Period: 1711 (circa)

Publication: Introductio in Universam Geogrephiam

Color: Hand Color

11.8 x 6 inches
30 x 15.2 cm

Charming small double hemisphere map with the peninsular form for California and a huge Terra Australis Incognita. The corners are decorated with the female representations of the four continents. Tucked between the cusp at bottom is the figure of Atlas holding the world on his shoulders.

References: cf. Shirley #586.

Condition: A

Mat burn in margins, else very good.

Estimate: $600 - $700

Sold for: $450

Closed on 12/1/2004