Syria Middle East 1712 decorative Cluverius map Elephant cartoucheBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Syrie Sive Soriae.
(Middle East- Syria- Mesopotamia).
Issued 1712, London for Cluverius.
Attractive early 18th century engraved map, with lovely hand color. Title sits on the back of an elephant at lower right.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Sheet Measures c. 8 7/8"H x 12 1/4"W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 7 3/4"H x 9 1/2"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1.