Auction 137, Lot 485

"[Lot of 2] Summa Europae Antiquae descriptio… [and] Septemtrionalium in Europa et Asia…", Cluver, Philipp

Subject: Ancient Europe

Period: 1630 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.5 x 10.5 inches
34.3 x 26.7 cm

A. Summa Europae Antiquae descriptio This map of Europe shows its ancient divisions, as it was in the time of the Roman emperors, and is fully engraved with forests. The strapwork title cartouche includes garlands at the sides.

B. Septemtrionalium in Europa et Asia… This ancient map of Europe, also showing ancient divisions, shows Sarmatia encompassing all of eastern Europe.

References:

Condition: B+

Lightly toned. "Summa Europae" has a minute centerfold separation in blank margin, and some light creasing.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/14/2011

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