|Description:||Large in-folio (54 x 35 cm), 224 + 18 +  pp. Engraved title (contemp. hand-coloured and gold-heightened), 62 engraved maps, coloured in outline, of which 58 double-page, one full-page and 3 small maps in text. The title has been printed on a slip, pasted in the proper space on the illustrated title-page. |
Condition: Foxing in text pages and in some maps. Creases in the map 1 / 8 /25 / 27 / 33. Some small wormholes at the end (starting from map 58), brown stains on pp. 8/9 of the Greek part. A few lvs. with pale marginal water stains at the end.
Contemporary panelled vellum gilt, large floral cornerpieces in inner panel, central oval floral decoration, gilt edges (rubbed and a little soiled, heavier on front cover, front cover slightly bent, lacking ties)