Auction 114, Lot 355

"Europam sive Celticam Veterem, sic Describere Conabor Abrahamus Orte.", Cluver/Jansson

Subject: Europe

Period: 1661 (published)

Publication: Introductionis in Universam Geographicam

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8 x 6 inches
20.3 x 15.2 cm

Reduced version of Jansson's map of ancient Europe based on the Ortelius map of the same title. The land is fully engraved with forests, mountains, rivers, and filled with ancient place names. Decorated with two strapwork cartouches.

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Condition: A

Small tear in bottom blank margin repaired with archival tape.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $150

Closed on 3/1/2006

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