Auction 112, Lot 51

"De bekende Weereld der Ouden; volgens Strabo in zeven Klimaten Afgebakend", Goeree, Willelm & Jan

Subject: Ancient World

Period: 1705 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11.5 x 6.7 inches
29.2 x 17 cm

This map of the ancient world is divided into seven climatic zones. The map is nicely composed in a semi-circular projection with a circular title cartouche at left and a portrait of Strabo at right. At top is a wonderful vignette of the mythological wind god Aiolos whose mountain prison constrained the Winds. Engraved by Gerrit Drogenham.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/28/2005

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