Auction 149, Lot 553

"Italia Antiqua", Cluver, Philipp

Subject: Italy

Period: 1697 (circa)

Publication: Introductio in Universam Geographicam

Color: Hand Color

12.6 x 10.4 inches
32 x 26.4 cm

Lovely map of ancient Italy including Corsica, Sardinia and Sicily. It is fully engraved to illustrate topography with ancient place names and embellished with two decorative cartouches with mythical figures.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.CLUV-8a [16].

Condition: A

Issued folding, now pressed, on watermarked paper with light creasing along one fold.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 5/21/2014