Auction 150, Lot 506

"Sarmatia et Scythia, Russia et Tartaria Europaea", Cluver, Philipp

Subject: Eastern Europe

Period: 1697 (circa)

Publication: Introductio in Universam Geographicam

Color: Black & White

10.1 x 9.4 inches
25.7 x 23.9 cm

Handsome copper engraved map of the region from Poland to the Ural Mountains and from Scandinavia to the Black and Caspian Seas. Fully engraved, it depicts mountains, forests, and towns, with many ancient place names. Decorative title cartouche at lower right.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.CLUV-8a [29].

Condition: A

A dark impression issued folding on watermarked paper with a few small damp stains and toning confined to the sheet's edges.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 9/17/2014