Auction 126, Lot 755

"Aegyptus et Cyrene", Cluver, Philipp

Subject: Northern Africa

Period: 1697 (published)

Publication: Introductio in Universam Geographicam…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.5 x 5 inches
21.6 x 12.7 cm

This strongly engraved map details the Mediterranean coast from the Red Sea to Libya and south to Garama. There is good detail along the Nile River valley, but only scattered place names in the interior. The decorative title cartouche features a trio of pyramids.

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Condition: A

Sharp impression and lovely color with the left margin nearly trimmed to the neatline, as issued.

Estimate: $80 - $110

Sold for: $60

Closed on 12/3/2008

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