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Auction 128, Lot 705

"Epirus hodie Canina cum Maris Ionii Insulis Corcyra seu Corfu Cephalenia seu Cefalogna etc.", Cluver, Philipp

Subject: Greece and Albania

Period: 1697 (published)

Publication: Introductio in Universam Geographicam…

Color: Hand Color

10.2 x 8 inches
25.9 x 20.3 cm
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Attractive map of the northwestern coast of Greece and part of present-day Albania. The large allegorical title cartouche features a man with a book representing Wisdom, and Death with his sickle among the slain on a battlefield. On the island of Corfu, the verdant Garden of Alcinous is located (Alcinoi Horti).


Condition: A

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $90

Closed on 5/20/2009