Auction 88, Lot 318

"Africa Antiqua et Nova", Cluver, Philipp

Subject: Africa

Period: 1660 (circa)

Publication: Cartes de l'Ancienne Geographie

Color: Black & White

Size:
10 x 8.2 inches
25.4 x 20.8 cm

Fine copper engraved map of the continent in the typical seventeenth century style. The Nile originates from twin lakes below the Equator and the entire continent is filled with spurious detail. Drape style title cartouche. Several place names underlined in red, else uncolored. Tiny tear of fold, else fine.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $200 - $250

Unsold

Closed on 10/2/1999

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