Auction 110, Lot 65

"America", Cluver, Philipp

Subject: Western Hemisphere

Period: 1661 (published)

Publication: Introductionis in Universam Geographicam

Color: Black & White

10 x 8.2 inches
25.4 x 20.8 cm

This map is derived from the Nicolas Visscher map of 1658, with a similar combination of the Blaeu type Great Lakes region and a Briggs type island of California. A depiction of the Fries voyage appears in the water north of Japan, and Tasman's discoveries are shown in New Zealand. The title is enclosed in a drape style title cartouche with branches above. Engraved by H. Mosting.

References: Burden #361; McLaughlin #25, state #2.

Condition: B

Two wormholes in map at lower left and in right margin. Manuscript brown ink in upper blank margin and some minor creases.

Estimate: $400 - $500


Closed on 3/2/2005