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Auction 118, Lot 56

"Orbis Terrarum Veteribus Cogniti Typus Geographicus", Cluver/Jansson

Subject: Ancient World

Period: 1661 (published)

Publication: Introductionis in Universam Geographicam

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.1 x 6.3 inches
20.6 x 16 cm

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 enclosed in a strapwork panel at top.

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Condition: B

Minor uneven toning with narrow but adequate margins.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 3/6/2007

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