Auction 151, Lot 22

"Typus Orbis Terrarum", Cluver, Philipp

Subject: World

Period: 1729 (circa)

Publication: Introductio in Universam Geographicam

Color: Hand Color

11.9 x 6.3 inches
30.2 x 16 cm

Charming small double-hemisphere map with the peninsular form for California and a huge Terra Australis Incognita. The corners are decorated with the female representations of the four continents. Tucked between the cusp at bottom is the figure of Atlas holding the world on his shoulders, surrounded by wind heads and fire.

References: Shirley #586.

Condition: B+

A fine impression with attractive color on watermarked paper with very light toning. Issued folding.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $250

Closed on 11/19/2014