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Lot nr:980
Book nr:31492
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. Some small wormholes in the inner margin. Contemporary vellum binding on wooden boards, blindstamped, slightly soiled, spine with 6 raised bands, red sprinkled edges
Note:Eerste editie over Morea of Peloponnesos. Olfert Dapper (1639-1689), arts en geograaf. Tiele p. 73.
Unlike his Archipelago, 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 - €2800
Sellingprice:€1900
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