Auction 124, Lot 493

"Germania", Cluver/Jansson

Subject: Europe - Central

Period: 1661 (published)

Publication: Introductionis in Universam Geographicam

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.5 x 5.5 inches
19.1 x 14 cm

This small map of the German Empire shows the river systems, mountains, forests and major cities. It covers the region form Belgium and France through Poland and Hungary. It is embellished with a strapwork title cartouche, a compass rose and a tiny sailing ship.

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Condition: A

There is some paper replacement and repairs in the bottom margin, with one tear nearly touching the neatline.

Estimate: $70 - $100

Sold for: $50

Closed on 5/7/2008

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