Auction 174, Lot 42

"Veteris Orbis Climata ex Strabone", Cellarius, Christophorus

Subject: Ancient World

Period: 1742 (circa)

Publication: Geographia Antiqua et Nova...

Color: Hand Color

11.9 x 7.9 inches
30.2 x 20.1 cm

This interesting map divides the ancient world into seven climatic zones. The Asian continent is severely truncated, and there is no Japan. The map is nicely composed in a semi-circular projection with a ribbon banner-style title. Engraved by Richard William Seale.

References: McCorkle (18th C. Geography Books) #211-1; Shirley (BL Atlases) T.CELL-4a #1.

Condition: B+

Light offsetting.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $75

Closed on 9/11/2019