Auction 127, Lot 451

"Europam sive Celticam Veterem, sic Describere Conabor Abrahamus Orte.", Cluver/Jansson

Subject: Europe

Period: 1661 (published)

Publication: Introductionis in Universam Geographicam

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8 x 6 inches
20.3 x 15.2 cm

This is a reduced version of Jansson's map of ancient Europe based on the Ortelius map of the same title. The land is fully engraved with forests, mountains, rivers, and numerous ancient place names. Two cartouches balance the corners.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $100

Closed on 2/25/2009

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