Auction 125, Lot 686

"Insular Aliquot Aegaei Maris Antiqua Descrip. Ex Conatibus Geographicis Abrahami Ortely", Cluver/Jansson

Subject: Mediterranean Islands

Period: 1661 (published)

Publication: Introductionis in Universam Geographicam

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8 x 6.2 inches
20.3 x 15.7 cm

This small map of Mediterranean islands is based in part on Ortelius. The central map describes the Greek island Euboea and is surrounded by nine maps of other islands. This composition includes the islands of Sardinia and Corsica [Insularum Sardiniae et Corsicae Antiquadeferm] at top instead of Cyprus, as on Ortelius' map. Three cartouches adorn the map.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/24/2008

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