Auction 122, Lot 685

"Syriae sive Soriae Descriptio", Cluver, Philipp

Subject: Syria

Period: 1697 (published)

Publication: Introductionis in Universam Geographicam

Color: Hand Color

9.5 x 7.8 inches
24.1 x 19.8 cm

This charming map of ancient Syria is filled with detail of topography and cities. The title cartouche is emblazoned on an elephant's blanket.


Condition: B+

Lovely impression. Small hole in an unengraved portion of the sea.

Estimate: $110 - $130

Sold for: $80

Closed on 12/5/2007