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Auction 115, Lot 685

"Scythia et Serica", Cluver, Philipp

Subject: Central Asia

Period: 1700 (circa)


Color: Black & White

12 x 8 inches
30.5 x 20.3 cm

This interesting map covers the region north and east of the Caspian Sea. Much of the region is labeled Terra Incognita and the balance is filled with ancient place names. A large decorative title cartouche incorporates a vignette depicting the surrender of an army with weapons and shields above.


Condition: B

Dark impression with full margins. Some scattered foxing or toning.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $60

Closed on 6/21/2006