Auction 114, Lot 530

"Insular Aliquot Aegaei Maris Antiqua Descrip. Ex Conatibus Geographicis Abrahami Ortely", Cluver/Jansson

Subject: Mediterranean Islands

Period: 1661 (published)

Publication: Introductionis in Universam Geographicam

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8 x 6.3 inches
20.3 x 16 cm

Small map of Mediterranean islands based in part on Ortelius. The central map is of the Greek island Euboea and is surrounded by small maps of other islands. This composition includes the islands of Sardinia and Corsica [Insularum Sardiniae et Corsicae Antiquadeferm] instead of Cyprus, as on Ortelius' map. Three cartouches adorn the map.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $200

Closed on 3/1/2006

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