Auction 96, Lot 44

"Orbis Terrarum Veteribus Cogniti Typus Geographicus", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Ancient World

Period: 1680 (circa)


Color: Black & White

8.1 x 6.2 inches
20.6 x 15.7 cm

Reduced version of this classic map of the ancient world based on Ortelius. Europe, Asia and Africa as far south as Madagascar are placed at the center of a much larger oval frame. The Climatic zones are marked. The title is enclosed in a strapwork panel at top.

References: Shirley #385 for the folio version.

Condition: B

Close trimmed at right. Tear 1" into image at lower right, closed with archival tape.

Estimate: $160 - $180

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/12/2001