Auction 115, Lot 590

"Tusciae sive Hetruriae Antiquae Typus", Cluver/Jansson

Subject: Italy

Period: 1661 (published)

Publication: Introductionis in Universam Geographicam

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8 x 6 inches
20.3 x 15.2 cm

A very attractive map describes ancient Tuscany after Ortelius, whose map was based on Bellarmati's map supplemented by classical sources. There are numerous small islands off the coast, as well as a bit of northern Corsica. A strapwork title cartouche adorns. Engraved by Petrus Kaerius.

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Condition: A

Printer's crease at lower left.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $100

Closed on 6/21/2006

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