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Lot nr:977
Book nr:28949
Author:DAPPER, Olfert
Title:Naukeurige beschryving van Morea, eertijts Peloponnesus; en de eilanden, gelegen onder de kusten van Morea, en binnen en buiten de golf van Venetien
Town:t'Amsterdam
Publisher:Wolfgangh, Waesbergen, Boom, Someren en Goethals
Year:1688
Description:2 parts in 1 vol. in-folio, [6] + 40 [i.e. 56], 168 [i.e. 208], [12] + 164 [i.e. 176] + [6] pp. Engraved title, 4 engraved maps after Joannes Blaeu en Jacob van Meurs, 13 copper plates (of which 7 double-page and 6 full-page) and 29 text illustrations. Contemporary calf binding, spine with 6 raised bands, gilt, heavily rubbed, mottled edges
Note:Eerste editie over Morea of Peloponnesos. Olfert Dapper (1639-1689), arts en geograaf. Tiele p. 73.
Unlike his Achipelago, Dapper's Morea was published solely in Dutch. Amongst the many maps, plans and views, several of which are after Coronelli, are fine views of Corfu and Nauplion; the numismatic plates illustrate ancient coins from Corfu.
Price:€1600 - €2000
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