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Auction 150, Lot 18

"Typus Orbis Terrarum", Cluver, Philipp

Subject: World

Period: 1661 (circa)

Publication: Introductionis in Universam Geographicam…

Color: Hand Color

12 x 6.2 inches
30.5 x 15.7 cm
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Charming small double-hemisphere map with the peninsular form for California and a northwest coastline that extends to include Quivira and Anian. A huge Terra Australis Incognita is only partially delineated and incorporates Hollandia Nova. The western hemisphere features few place names, yet numerous spurious rivers.

References: Shirley #424.

Condition: B+

A clean, bright example with a nice impression. Issued folding, now pressed with one small spot south of Africa. Remnants of hinge tape on verso.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $180

Closed on 9/17/2014