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    Sale 1922

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    3 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 256

    BLAEU, Willem (1571-1638) and Joannes BLAEU (1596-1673). Theatrum orbis terrarum, sive atlas novus. Pars secunda. Amsterdam: Blaeu, 1655.

    Price Realised  

    BLAEU, Willem (1571-1638) and Joannes BLAEU (1596-1673). Theatrum orbis terrarum, sive atlas novus. Pars secunda. Amsterdam: Blaeu, 1655.

    Part II Americas of volume II (of 6) only, 2o (527 x 348 mm). Text in Latin. Engraved title with letterpress title overslip, 15 engraved double-page maps ALL COLORED IN A CONTEMPORARY HAND (some maps with minor browning or staining). Reboitage in contemporary Dutch vellum (rebacked).

    A fine copy of this important part of the Latin edition of Blaeu's Theatrum orbis terrarum with the Maps of the Americas all SUPERBLY COLORED IN A CONTEMPORARY HAND. Koeman I, Bl 24C.


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY