Auction 125, Lot 573

"Hispaniae Veteris et Novae Descriptio", Cluver, Philipp

Subject: Spain & Portugal

Period: 1697 (published)

Publication: Introductionis in Universam Geographicam

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.5 x 10.5 inches
31.8 x 26.7 cm

Attractive small map of the Iberian Peninsula with ancient place names and political divisions. The Balearic Islands are shown in a small inset. Two cartouches are embellished with the Spanish coat of arms, cherubs, and mythological figures including Bacchus and Neptune.

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Condition: B+

A tiny binding tear, just entering border at right, has been repaired with the margin extended to better accommodate framing.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/24/2008

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