Lot 126 of 312:
Cluverius' Geography 1711 with 47 maps  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$1,200
Estimate:
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Title:
Philippi Cluverii Introductio in Universam Geographiam Tam veterem quam novam. Tabulis Geographicis XLVI ac notis olim ornata a Johanne Bunone
Author:
Cluverius, Philippus
Place:
London
Publisher:
Typis M. Jenour, Impensis Joannis Nicholsoni
Date:
1711
Description:

[14]; 429, [46] pp. With engraved frontispiece; 47 (of 48) copper-engraved maps (all but 2 folding); 11 other engraved plates (all but 3 folding). (4to) 24.3x18 cm (9½x7"), period (or later) full calf, spine tooled in gilt,

An excellent copy of a quarto English edition of Philipp Clüver's esteemed Introductio in universam geographiam, first published, posthumously, in 1624, considered the first comprehensive modern geography. The maps include a fine double-hemisphere map of the world; maps of the continents, including a large map of North and South America with California an island; many maps of the nations, states, and regions of Europe; regional maps of the nations of the middle east, central Asia, the far east, Africa, and beyond. This copy without the Biblical map of the Holy Land, though there is a general map of the region, Totius Terrae Sanctae. The map list is taken from the OCLC/WorldCat listing. The missing map is designated "42a", perhaps indicating it was in some way supplemental. Bookplate of P.W. Donner covering up another; number stamped in gilt at top of spine.

Map list from OCLC listing of copy at the Biblioteca Nacional de España.

Tab. 4. Mundo. Mapas generales. 1697. 
Tab. 5. Europa. Historia. Edad Antigua. 1697. 
Tab. 6. España. Mapas generales. 1697. 
Tab. 7. Francia. Mapas generales. 1697. 
Tab. 8. Alemania. Historia. Imperio Romano. 1697. 
[Tab. 8a]. Francia. Hidrografía. 1697.
 Tab. 9. Suiza. Historia. Edad Antigua. 1697.
Tab. 10. Bélgica. Mapas generales. 1697.
Tab. 11. Británicas (Islas). Mapas generales. 1697.
 [Tab. 11a]. Alemania. Historia. Edad Antigua. 1697.
Tab. 12. Alemania. Etnias. 1697.
 Tab. 13. Suabia (Alemania). Mapas generales. 1697. 
Tab. 14. Vindelicia y Norico. Mapas generales. 1697.
 [Tab. 15]. Alemania. Mapas generales. 1697.
 [Tab. 16]. Dinamarca. Mapas generales. 1697.
 Tab. 17. Escandinavia. Mapas generales. 1697.
 Tab. 18. Italia. Historia. Edad Antigua. 1697.
 Tab. 19. Italia. N. Mapas generales. 1697. 
Tab. 20. Etruria. Mapas generales. 1697. 
Tab. 21. Italia. S. Mapas generales. 1697.
 Tab. 22. Italia. Mapas generales. 1697.
 [Tab. 22a]. Roma. Historia. Imperio Romano. 1697.
 Tab. 23. Sicilia (Isla). Mapas generales. 1697.
 Tab. 24. Córcega (Isla). Historia. Edad Antigua. 1697.
 Tab. 25. Panonia e Iliria. Mapas generales. 1697.
 Tab. 26. Grecia. Historia. Edad Antigua. 1678.
 [Tab. 26a]. Grecia. Historia. Edad Antigua. 1697.
 Tab. 27. Epiro (Grecia). Mapas generales. 1697.
 Tab. 28. Peloponeso (Grecia). Mapas generales. 1697.
 Tab. 29. Achaia (Grecia). Mapas generales. 1697.
 Tab. 30. Macedonia y Tesalia. Mapas generales. 1697. 
Tab. 31. Dacia, Mesia y Tracia. Mapas generales. 1697.
 Tab. 32. Sarmacia y Escitia. Mapas generales. 1697. 
Tab. 33. Polonia (Reino). Mapas generales. 1697. 
Tab. 34. Prusia. Mapas generales. 1697.
 Tab. 35. Asia. Mapas generales. 1697.
 Tab. 36. Escitia y Tartaria. Mapas generales. 1697. 
Tab. 37. China. Mapas generales. 1697.
 Tab. 38. India. Mapas generales 1697.
 Tab. 39. Persia. Mapas generales. 1697.
 Tab. 40. Anatolia (Península). Mapas generales. 1697.
 Tab. 41. Tierra Santa. Mapas generales. 1697.
 Tab. 42. Siria. Mapas generales. 1697.
 [Tab. 42a]. Tierra Santa. Mapas bíblicos. 1697. [Not Present]
 Tab. 43. África. Mapas generales. 1697.
 Tab. 44. Egipto. Mapas generales. 1697.
 Tab. 45. África. N. Mapas generales. 1697.
 Tab. 46. América. Mapas generales. 1697.
Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some fairly minor rubbing to covers and spine, chip to head, joints tender, front starting to crack; just occasional light foxing and offset within, a few maps with short stub tears; very good or better condition, maps quite clean with sharp impressions.
 
Item number:
304342
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