"Orbis Terrarum Veteribus Cogniti Typus Geographicus", Cluver/Jansson
Subject: Ancient World
Period: 1661 (published)
Publication: Introductionis in Universam Geographicam
Color: Hand Color
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.
Minor uneven toning with narrow but adequate margins.