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1676 – P. Clüver – Orbis Terrarum

Title:                      “Orbis Terrarum Veteribus Cogniti Typus Geographicus”​


Reduced version of this classic map of the ancient world based on Ortelius, later re-issued by Jan Jansson. Europe, Asia and Africa as far south as Madagascar are placed at the center of a much larger oval frame. The climatic zones are identified. The title is enclosed in a strapwork panel at top.

Cartographer:     Philipp Clüver  (1580 – 1622)
Sheet size:            19,5 x 24,4 cm
Year:                     1676
Technique:           copper engraving

Very good condition, contemporary coloring.

This is a genuine antique map published in 1676 and not a modern copy or reprint!

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