• Travel, Science and Natural Hi auction at Christies

    Sale 5489

    Travel, Science and Natural History

    22 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 83

    BLAEU, Willem (1571-1638) and Johannes BLAEU (1596-1673). Tooneel der Aerdryckx [Part 3 only: Italy and Greece]. Amsterdam: Johannes Blaeu, 1658. 2° (509 x 333mm). Engraved title and 62 maps, of which 59 double-page, 2 full-page and 1 engraved in the text, all coloured by a later hand. (Light creasing at gutter to title, a small number of leaves at beginning with a few very light marginal stains, marginal dampstain in the last few gatherings, publication date in ink manuscript on title.) Contemporary mottled calf, gilt spine and borders to covers (dampstain to lower cover, old repair to head of spine, tailcap slightly chipped, extremities rubbed). van der Krogt 2:223.3U.

    Price Realised  

    BLAEU, Willem (1571-1638) and Johannes BLAEU (1596-1673). Tooneel der Aerdryckx [Part 3 only: Italy and Greece]. Amsterdam: Johannes Blaeu, 1658. 2° (509 x 333mm). Engraved title and 62 maps, of which 59 double-page, 2 full-page and 1 engraved in the text, all coloured by a later hand. (Light creasing at gutter to title, a small number of leaves at beginning with a few very light marginal stains, marginal dampstain in the last few gatherings, publication date in ink manuscript on title.) Contemporary mottled calf, gilt spine and borders to covers (dampstain to lower cover, old repair to head of spine, tailcap slightly chipped, extremities rubbed). van der Krogt 2:223.3U.


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