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Auction 116, Lot 45

"Orbis Terrarum Veteribus Cogniti Typus Geographicus", Cluver, Philipp

Subject: Ancient World

Period: 1683 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

8 x 6.3 inches
20.3 x 16 cm
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Reduced version of this classic map of the ancient world based on Ortelius. Europe, Asia and Africa as far south as Madagascar are placed at the center of a much larger oval frame. The Climatic zones are marked. The title is in a ribbon style cartouche at top.


Condition: A

Faint damp stains and a minor hole in blank margins, well away from map.

Estimate: $170 - $220

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/20/2006