Auction 124, Lot 398

"Europam sive Celticam Veterem, sic Describere Conabor Abrahamus Orte.", Cluver/Jansson

Subject: Europe

Period: 1661 (published)

Publication: Introductionis in Universam Geographicam

Color: Hand Color

8 x 6 inches
20.3 x 15.2 cm

This is a reduced version of Jansson's map of ancient Europe based on the Ortelius map of the same title. The land is fully engraved with forests, mountains, rivers, and numerous ancient place names. Two cartouches balance the corners.


Condition: A

Light soil in blank margins, else fine.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 5/7/2008