Auction 112, Lot 61

"Ventorum Tabula. Secundum Veterem & Novam Dispositionem et nomenclaturam", Cluver, Philipp

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany

Period: 1729 (circa)

Publication: Introductio in Universam Geographicam…

Color: Hand Color

7.3 x 9 inches
18.5 x 22.9 cm

Fine engraving of a wind rose by Philippe Briet, a Jesuit priest of Abbeville. The rose is depicted with four concentric circles, each with the Latin names for the compass points.


Condition: B

A few tiny scattered worm holes, else fine. Binding trim at left with paper added to margin to accommodate framing.

Estimate: $110 - $150

Sold for: $95

Closed on 9/28/2005