THE WORLD VETERIS ORBIS BY CELLARIUS c1703 GENUINE ANTIQUE ENGRAVED MAP

THE WORLD VETERIS ORBIS BY CELLARIUS c1703 GENUINE ANTIQUE ENGRAVED MAP

THE WORLD VETERIS ORBIS BY CELLARIUS c1703 GENUINE ANTIQUE ENGRAVED MAP
VETERIS ORBIS BY CELLARIUS c1703. VETERIS ORBIS CLIMATA EX STRABONE BY CHRISTOPHORUS CELLARIUS c1703. THIS IS A SCARCE AND VERY DECORATIVE MAP OF THE OLD WORLD CLIMATES ACCORDING TO THE ANCIENT GREEK GEOGRAPHICAL SCHOLAR STRABO. DEPICTING EUROPE, ASIA AND NORTH AFRICA SURROUNDED BY THE EIGHT COMPASS POINT WINDS. AT THE NORTH POLAR CAP THERE IS AN ALLEGORICAL VIGNETTE OF AIOLOS, THE DIVINE KEEPER OF THE WINDS ON THE MYTHICAL ISLAND OF AIOLIA RESTRAINING THE NORTH WIND DEPICTED AS A WINGED DOG.

THIS MAP WAS PRODUCED FOR "NOTITIA ORBIS ANTIQUI SIVE GEOGRAPHIA PLENIOR" PUBLISHED CANTABRIGIAE (CANTERBURY) BY JOANNIS OWENI (JOHN OWEN) 1703. THIS MAP IS FROM A VERY EARLY EDITION PUBLISHED IN 1703. THIS MAP IS IN GOOD CONDITION WITH A CENTREFOLD CREASE AS PUBLISHED AND HAND COLOUR. THE MAP MEASURES APPROX 12 x 8 ins (30 x 20 cms) PLUS GOOD MARGINS. THIS IS A GENUINE ANTIQUE MAP OVER 300 YEARS OLD.

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THE WORLD VETERIS ORBIS BY CELLARIUS c1703 GENUINE ANTIQUE ENGRAVED MAP