Auction 125, Lot 26

"Typus Orbis Terrarum", Cluver, Philipp

Subject: World

Period: 1697 (circa)

Publication: Introductio in Universam Geographicam…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11.8 x 6.3 inches
30 x 16 cm

Charming small double hemisphere map with the peninsular form for California and a huge Terra Australis Incognita. The corners are decorated with the female representations of the four continents. Tucked between the cusp at bottom is the figure of Atlas holding the world on his shoulders.

References: Shirley #586.

Condition: A

Strong impression and nice later color with slight show through on verso.

Estimate: $550 - $650

Sold for: $375

Closed on 9/24/2008

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