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    Sale 12259

    Ex Libris Jean R. Perrette: Important Travel, Exploration & Cartography

    5 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 62

    CHATELAIN, Henri Abraham. Atlas Historique. Amsterdam: Châtelain, 1721-1720-1714-1732.

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    CHATELAIN, Henri Abraham. Atlas Historique. Amsterdam: Châtelain, 1721-1720-1714-1732.

    7 volumes, 2° (453 x 283 mm). 3 engraved frontispieces, 7 titles printed in black and red with engraved vignettes, 285 engraved plates, many folding, including numerous maps and plans plus views, heraldic and genealogical charts. (Some occssional light mostly marginal staining, dampstaining to beginning of volume 5.) Contemporary cat's-paw polished calf, spines elaborately gilt (some spine ends repaired). Provenance: Antonius Vermylen, Canonici Tungrensis (18th-century bookplate).

    A COMPLETE SET OF CHATELAIN'S ATLAS HISTORIQUE. Third edition of volumes 1, Second edition of volumes 2, 3, 5 and 6, first edition of volumes 4 and 7. See privous lot. Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici II pp.34-38; Phillips, Atlases 579.

    [Includes:] CHATELAIN, Henri Abraham. Carte tres curieuse de la Mer du Sud, contenant des remarques nouvelles... mais aussy sur les principaux pays de l'Amerique... avec les noms & la route des voyageurs par qui la decouverte en a été faite. Amsterdam: 1719.

    Large engraved map of the Pacific and Americas, Northern- and Southern-Hemisphere each on two joined sheets, the whole measuring 840 x 1400 mm. See previous lot. Tooley America p. 80; Mc Laughlin 190.

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