Auction 150, Lot 401

"Summa Europae Antiquae Descriptio", Cluver, Philipp

Subject: Europe

Period: 1616 (circa)

Publication: Philippi Cluveri Germaniae Antique Libri Tres...

Color: Hand Color

13.9 x 10.6 inches
35.3 x 26.9 cm

This map of Europe shows its ancient divisions, as it was in the time of the Roman emperors, and is fully engraved with forests. Decorated by a moire-patterned sea and strapwork title cartouche. Engraved by Nicolaas van Geelkerken.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.CLUV-1a #3.

Condition: B

A nice impression on a watermarked sheet with two small worm holes in the image and worm tracks in the upper left and right border which have all been repaired with old paper with a tiny portion of the image in facsimile.

Estimate: $110 - $150

Sold for: $55

Closed on 9/17/2014