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Lot nr:1024
Book nr:26919
Author:LA CROIX, A.Ph?rot?e de - DE VRIES - SANSON
Title:Algemeene weereld-beschryving, ... , geographisch, politisch, historisch, chronologisch en genealogisch op een gantsch nieuwe, zeer klaere ordre in t' Fransch beschreeven, door A. Pher. de la Croix. In de Hoogduitsche tael overgebracht, ... door Hieronymus Dicelius ; nu vert. nae den tweeden druk; ... vermeerderd door S. de Vries. Met naaukeurige landkaarten van N. Sanson, en afbeeldingen der voornaame steden verrykt
Publisher:Fran?ois Halma
Description:3 vol. in-4to, part 1: [36], 436, [79] pp, with 2 engraved title pages, 3 title vignettes and 75 double engraved maps and 23 engraved view of famous cities. Celestial maps, world maps, Europe (21), Asia (20), Africa (18), North and South-America (15). City views of Amsterdam, Antwerp, Konigsberg, Constantinople, Copenhagen, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Paris, Prague, Rome, Stockholm, Batavia, Mexico. Water staining in the beginning of vol. 1, old ms. provenance erased, pages 3-10 soiled, tear in the folding of the plate 'Stadhuys van Amsterdam', some foxing. Volume 2 lacking engraved title. Bound in full contemp. calf, spines with 5 raised edges, volume 2 is slightly smaller and with different gold tooling on the spine, spines of vol. 1 and 3 rubbed, some stains, end of spines worn at the top, marbled endpapers in vol. 1 and 3
Note:Ref. Tiele 625; Sabin 3804
Price:€4000 - €6000
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