Auction 110, Lot 67

"Americae Descriptio", Cluver, Philipp

Subject: Western Hemisphere

Period: 1676 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

8 x 5.5 inches
20.3 x 14 cm

Fine small map of the Americas prominently featuring the island of California and showing most of the Pacific Ocean including the western coastline of New Zealand. Tiny ships dot the seas and Native Americans surround the title cartouche.

References: McLaughlin #60.

Condition: A+

Attractive later color with slight bleed through on verso.

Estimate: $600 - $700

Sold for: $450

Closed on 3/2/2005