Auction 111, Lot 60

"Americae Descriptio", Cluver, Philipp

Subject: Western Hemisphere

Period: 1676 (circa)


Color: Black & White

8 x 5.5 inches
20.3 x 14 cm

Charming 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+

Remnants of hinge tape on verso.

Estimate: $500 - $550

Sold for: $375

Closed on 6/8/2005