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
Technique: copper engraving
Very good condition, contemporary coloring.
This is a genuine antique map published in 1676 and not a modern copy or reprint!