"Siciliae Antiquae Descriptio", Cluver, Philipp
Subject: Italy, Sicily
Period: 1697 (published)
Publication: Introductio in Universam Geographicam…
Color: Hand Color
12.5 x 10.3 inches
31.8 x 26.2 cm
Appealing map of ancient Sicily based largely on Gastaldi and classical sources. Aetna and Isola Vulcano are shown erupting. The map is embellished with two sailing vessels and a large figurative title cartouche.
Issued folding, now flattened. The binding trim at lower left shaved off the neatline and has been replaced to accommodate framing.