Auction 153, Lot 619

"Syriae sive Soriae Descriptio", Cluver, Philipp

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1694 (circa)

Publication: Introductio in Universam Geographicam

Color: Hand Color

9.6 x 7.8 inches
24.4 x 19.8 cm

This charming map of ancient Syria is filled with details of topography and place names, and adorned with a decorative title cartouche.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.CLUV-5a #35.

Condition: B+

A nice impression, issued folding, now pressed with a printer's crease, a few short extraneous creases, and a small hole adjacent to the fold intersection that has been professionally repaired.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 5/20/2015