Auction 154, Lot 552

"Daciarum Moesiarum et Thraciae Vetus et Nova Descriptio", Cluver, Philipp

Subject: Romania & Bulgaria

Period: 1711 (circa)

Publication: Introductio in Universam Geographicam

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.3 x 7.9 inches
23.6 x 20.1 cm

Appealing small map of the area of Romania and Bulgaria centered on the Danube River, decorated with an allegorical strapwork cartouche.

Cluver's Introductio in Universam Geographicam was a popular atlas, appearing in over 45 editions during a 100-year period. The first edition was published without maps in the 1620s, and the first edition to include maps was published circa 1641. The various editions were published in different cities throughout Europe, including Amsterdam, Nuremberg, and London. This map is from a London edition, with the majority of the maps re-engraved by John Senex.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.CLUV-9a #32.

Condition: A

A nice impression with attractive color and a hint of toning. Issued folding with minor foxing in blank margins.

Estimate: $95 - $120

Sold for: $70

Closed on 9/16/2015

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