Auction 126, Lot 634

"Italia Antiqua", Cluver, Philipp

Subject: Italy

Period: 1697 (circa)

Publication: Philippi Cluveri introductionis in universam geographiam

Color: Black & White

12.5 x 10.5 inches
31.8 x 26.7 cm

Lovely map of ancient Italy including Corsica, Sardinia and Sicily. Fully engraved to illustrate topography with ancient place names. Two decorative cartouches feature mythical figures and putti.


Condition: A

Dark, early impression with some layout lines still visible. Paper laid in at binding trim lower left. A slight amount of light foxing mostly in lower right margin. The early impression makes this a visually striking example.

Estimate: $130 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/3/2008