Title: Indiae Orientalis et Insularum Adiacentum Antiqua et Nova Descriptio

Uncommon and very attractive Cluver map of the East Indies.

Beautifully engraved with charming script. Cartouche. Laid down probably in eighteenth century on 18th C laid paper. No loss to printed surface.

Excellent hand colour.

Very good condition.

code : M3200

Cartographer : CLUVER Philipp

Date : 1697 Leiden

Size : 22*27 cms

availability : Available

Price : £175

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CLUVER, Philipp


Cluver was born in Danzig and after studying at Leyden and Oxford, he became interested in modern and historical geography; his subsequent publications made a wide and influential contribution to knowledge of the subject.

Philip Cluvers Introductonius was a popular geography book, first published in 1624 without maps. There were many editions throughout the 17th and 18th centuries with maps from several sets of plates.