Auction 121, Lot 498

"Gallia Antiqua et Nova", Cluver, Philipp

Subject: France, Belgium

Period: 1697 (published)

Publication: Introductionis in Universam Geographicam

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.8 x 10.5 inches
32.5 x 26.7 cm

Charming map of France and Belgium showing 'modern' topography with ancient place names. It is adorned with a fanciful title cartouche featuring a faun pouring wine for Bacchus, topped with the crest of France.

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Condition: B

Nice impression and later color. Professional repair of a 1/2" binding tear at left with paper added to the binding trim to facilitate framing. A short tear just into the map at bottom has been repaired on the verso.

Estimate: $70 - $100

Sold for: $50

Closed on 9/26/2007

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