Auction 124, Lot 697

"Aegyptus et Cyrene", Cluver, Philipp

Subject: Northern Africa

Period: 1697 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.5 x 5 inches
21.6 x 12.7 cm

This strongly engraved map details the Mediterranean coast from the Red Sea to Libya and south to Garama. There is good detail along the Nile River valley, but only scattered place names in the interior. The very decorative title cartouche features a trio of pyramids.

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Condition: A

Nice impression with some damps stains on upper paper edges, well away from the map.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $100

Closed on 5/7/2008

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