Auction 132, Lot 538

"[Lot of 2] Pelopon Nesus nunc Morea [and] Macedoniae et Thessaliae Regiones", Cluver, Philipp

Subject: Greece

Period: 1694 (published)

Publication: Introductionis in Universam Geographicam

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10 x 8.2 inches
25.4 x 20.8 cm

Pair of charming maps of historical regions in Greece. The first covers the Peloponnesian peninsula, the heart of ancient Greece, with the cities of Sparta, Corinth, Argos and Olympia. An inset plan of Corinth is included. It was engraved by Herman Mosting and adorned with a garland draped title cartouche. The second map shows the historical regions of Macedonia and Thesalia in northern Greece. It is embellished with a strapwork title cartouche. Sizes vary slightly.

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Condition: A

The binding trims at lower right have been replaced to accommodate framing.

Estimate: $140 - $180

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Closed on 6/2/2010

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