Auction 134, Lot 688

"[Lot of 2] Aegyptus et Cyrene [and] Mauritana et Africa Propria nunc Barbaria", Cluver, Philipp

Subject: Northern Africa

Period: 1694 (published)

Publication: Introductio in omnem geographiam…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.5 x 4.9 inches
21.6 x 12.4 cm

Pair of strongly engraved maps that detail the all of northern Africa and show the historical regions and place names. First covers 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. Second continues from Libya through Morocco and includes the Canary Islands. There is no detail south of the Atlas Mountains. Each map is adorned with a strapwork title cartouche.

References:

Condition: A+

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 12/1/2010

Archived