Original antique map CONTINENT OF AFRICA'AFRICA ANTIQUA ET NOVA', Cluver c. 1697
A superb, original, antique, copper-engraved map of the African Continent and Madagascar. It is titled'Africa Antiqua et Nova' and is by the renowned geographer and historian Philipp Cluver. It was published in Cluver's' Introductionis in Universam Geographicus... The map is printed on good quality, hand-laid paper with a bold, clear impression. The printed area measures approximately 255mm x 212mm with generous margins beyond; blank verso. The map is outline hand-coloured and includes a finely engraved decorative title cartouche. Light age toning, slightly darker along the centrefold. Manuscript number'40' in the top left corner of the sheet.
Please study the photographs carefully to fully appreciate the condition. The item "Original antique map CONTINENT OF AFRICA'AFRICA ANTIQUA ET NOVA', Cluver c. 1697" is in sale since Sunday, December 16, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps".
The seller is "mapsetcetera1" and is located in Ilkley. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Type: Continental Map
- Date Range: 1600-1699
- Year: c.1697
- Cartographer/Publisher: Philipp Cluver
- Country/Region: Africa
- Printing Technique: Copper Plate
- Era: 1600s
- Format: Atlas Map
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original