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Auction 157, Lot 441

"Summa Europae Antiquae Descriptio", Cluver, Philipp

Subject: Europe

Period: 1616 (circa)

Publication: Philippi Cluveri Germaniae Antique Libri Tres...

Color: Black & White

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: A

A dark impression on a clean sheet of watermarked paper with light toning along sheet edges and several minor creases in the bottom blank margin.

Estimate: $130 - $160

Sold for: $90

Closed on 5/4/2016