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SVEVIA. Suevia or Swabia antique map by Cluver c1711

SVEVIA. Suevia or Swabia antique map by Cluver c1711

by Cluver, Philipp

Svevia quae cis Codanum fuit finum Antiqua defcriptio Autore Phil Cluverio.

SVEVIA (Latin). Map of SWABIA, a medieval Duchy in south-west Germany, that also included part of Poland.

Original copperplate-engraved map by Philipp Cluver (1580-1622) for his Introductionis in Universam Geographicam (Introduction to Universal Geography), first published circa 1624 .
This rare historic map has been well coloured with a (later) soft colour wash to differentiate the regions and highlight the cartouche title piece.

With vertical centre fold as published, the page measures 240 x 340mm (9 1/2" x 13 1/2").
Intaglio (plate mark) measures 205 x 350mm (8" x 13 3/4")

Stock Number: amEu.PC1Price: $154.00

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