Auction 127, Lot 638

"Tusciae sive Hetruriae Antiquae Typus", Cluver/Jansson

Subject: Italy

Period: 1661 (published)

Publication: Introductionis in Universam Geographicam

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8 x 6 inches
20.3 x 15.2 cm

This attractive map describes ancient Tuscany after Ortelius, whose map was based on Bellarmati's map supplemented by classical sources. There are numerous small islands off the coast, as well as a bit of northern Corsica. A strapwork title cartouche adorns the map that was engraved by Petrus Kaerius.

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Condition: A

Minor soil in the blank margins.

Estimate: $140 - $190

Sold for: $100

Closed on 2/25/2009

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