1611 Philipp Cluver Antique Map The Netherlands, Belgium, parts France & Germany
1611 Philipp Cluver Antique Map The Netherlands, Belgium, parts France & Germany

Germaniae Cisrhenanae ut interl. Caesaris et Traiani suit imperii Scaldis item Mosae ac Rheni ostiorum antiqua Descriptio. Cluver, Philipp 1580 1622. 11 1/2in x 11 1/2in (295mm x 295mm). (A+) Fine Condition. This fine original wood-block engraved antique map of The Netherlands, Belgium, Northern France and parts of Western Germany was published in the 1611 edition of Philip Cluvers first publication Commentarius de tribus Rheni alveis, et ostiis; item. De Quinque populis quondam accolis; scilicet de Toxandris, Batavis, Caninefatibus, Frisiis, ac Marsacis. (Ref: King; Tooley; M&B). Paper thickness and quality: – Heavy and stable Paper color : – off white Age of map color: – Colors used: – General color appearance: – Paper size: – 11 1/2in x 11 1/2in (295mm x 295mm) Plate size: – 10in x 10in (255mm x 255mm) Margins: – Min 1/2in (12mm). Margins: – Light age toning to left & right margins Plate area: – None Verso: – None. Background: Clüver was an antiquary, who was given a special appointment at Leiden as geographer and put in charge of the university\’s library, but his lifes project, it developed, was a general study of the geography of Antiquity, based not only on classical literary sources, but and this was his contribution supplemented by wide travels and local inspections. He became virtually the founder of historical geography. Clüvers first work, in 1611, concerning the lower reaches of the Rhine and its tribal inhabitants in Roman times Commentarius de tribus Rheni alveis, et ostiis; item. De Quinque populis quondam accolis; scilicet de Toxandris, Batavis, Caninefatibus, Frisiis, ac Marsacis touched a source of national pride among the Seventeen Provinces, for the Dutch were enjoying a twelve years truce in their Eighty Years War of liberation. Cluver, Philipp 1580 1622 Clüver – also Klüwer, Cluwer, or Cluvier, Latinized as Philippus Cluverius and Philippi Cluverii – was an Early Modern German geographer and historian. Clüver was born in Danzig (Gdask), in Royal Prussia, a province of the Kingdom of Poland. After spending some time at the Polish court of Sigismund III Vasa, he began the study of law at the University of Leiden (Dutch Republic), but soon he turned his attention to history and geography, which were then taught there by Joseph Scaliger. Clüver received science education from his father, who was Münzmeister at Danzig (coin master), but when Clüver went into different studies, his father stopped supporting his studies. He therefore travelled from Leiden across Hungary to Bohemia, where he did military service for a few years. While in Bohemia, he translated into Latin a defense by Baron Popel Lobkowitz, who was imprisoned. Upon his return to Leiden, he faced sanctions by the imperial (Habsburg) authorities for this, which however he could avoid with the help of his Leiden friends. Clüver also travelled in England, Scotland, and France. He did all travel on foot, finally returning to Leiden, where (after 1616) he received a regular pension from the university. He died in Leiden. Clüver was an antiquary, who was given a special appointment at Leiden as geographer and put in charge of the university\\’s library, but his lifes project, it developed, was a general study of the geography of Antiquity, based not only on classical literary sources, but and this was his contribution supplemented by wide travels and local inspections. Clüver\\’s first work, in 1611, concerning the lower reaches of the Rhine and its tribal inhabitants in Roman times Commentarius de tribus Rheni alveis, et ostiis; item. De Quinque populis quondam accolis; scilicet de Toxandris, Batavis, Caninefatibus, Frisiis, ac Marsacis touched a source of national pride among the Seventeen Provinces, for the Dutch were enjoying a twelve years\\’ truce in their Eighty Years War of liberation. Clüvers Germaniae antiquae libri tres (Leiden, 1616) depends on Tacitus and other Latin authors. His Introductio in universam geographiam , totally 6 parts, (published posthumously from 1624) was the first comprehensive modern geography, and became a standard geographical textbook. Clüver was also a prolific a writer on mathematical and theological subjects. He is remembered by collectors and historians of cartography for his edition of Ptolemys Geographia (based on Mercator\\’s edition of 1578) and for miniature atlases that were reprinted for most of the 17th century. Many of his maps were etched for him by Petrus Bertius. What is an Antique Map. The word Antique in the traditional sense refers to an item that is more than a hundred years old. The majority of antique maps for sale today come from books or atlases and have survived due to the protection offered by the hardback covers. The first thing to determine when staring a collection or purchasing an item, is what is important to you. Most collectors prefer to build their collections around a theme. You may decide to collect maps from one region or country, charting its development through time. Similarly you could collect maps of one particular period in time, by type i. Sea or celestial charts or by cartographer. The collector might also want to consider the theme of cartographical misconceptions such as California as an island or Australia as Terra Australis or the Great Southern Land. The subject is so wide that any would-be-collector has almost endless possibilities to find his own little niche within the field, and thereby build a rewarding collection. Starting a collection & pricing. Pricing is based on a number of different factors, the most important of which is regional. In any series of maps the most valuable are usually the World Map and the America/North America. The World because it is usually the most decorative and America because it has the strongest regional market. Other factors that come into play re: price is rarity, age, size, historical importance, decorative value (colour) and overall condition and quality of paper it is printed on. As specialised dealers, we frequently work with first time map buyers who are just starting their collection. Classical Images was founded 1998 and has built an excellent reputation for supplying high quality original antiquarian maps, historical atlases, antique books and prints. We carry an extensive inventory of antiquarian collectibles from the 15th to 19th century. Our collection typically includes rare books and decorative antique maps and prints by renowned cartographers, authors and engravers. Specific items not listed may be sourced on request. Classical Images adheres to the Codes of Ethics outlined by the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA). We are a primarily an online based enterprise, however our inventory may be viewed by appointment. Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter. The item “1611 Philipp Cluver Antique Map The Netherlands, Belgium, parts France & Germany” is in sale since Saturday, March 7, 2020. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “searching01″ and is located in Ivanhoe, VIC. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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