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Auction 118, Lot 727

"Siciliae Antiquae Descriptio", Cluver, Philipp

Subject: Italy, Sicily

Period: 1697 (published)

Publication: Introductio in Universam Geographicam…

Color: Hand Color

12.5 x 10.3 inches
31.8 x 26.2 cm

Appealing map of ancient Sicily based largely on Gastaldi and classical sources. Aetna and Isola Vulcano are shown erupting. The map is embellished with two sailing vessels and a large figurative title cartouche.


Condition: A+

Issued folded, now pressed.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $275

Closed on 3/6/2007