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Auction 109, Lot 76

"Americae sive Indiae Occidentalis", Cluver, Philipp

Subject: Western Hemisphere

Period: 1661 (circa)

Publication: Introductionis in Universam Geographicam

Color: Black & White

Size:
5 x 4.7 inches
12.7 x 11.9 cm

This tiny map is a reduced version of the important map of De Laet, 1630. It is a simple map of the coastlines of the Americas with many rivers and bays and a few place names. The most notable place named on the East Coast of North America is C. Cod. There are no Great Lakes shown in North America and conspicuously absent is the mythical Lake Parime in South America. It is adorned with a relatively large title cartouche.

References: Burden #335.

Condition: A

Narrow margins, as issued.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 12/1/2004

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