• Travel, Science & Natural Hist auction at Christies

    Sale 5809

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    15 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 154

    MERIAN, Matthaeus (1593-1650) and Jean Jacques BOISSARD (1528-1602). Topographia Urbis Romae. Frankfurt: Matthaeus Merian's heirs, 1681 (but c.1700). 1 vol., 4° (338 x 205mm). 101 engraved plates. (Occasional very light marginal spotting.) Contemporary sheep, spine gilt, edges sprinkled red (rubbed, some surface loss, some soiling). Provenance: Julius Hoerle (title signature).

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    MERIAN, Matthaeus (1593-1650) and Jean Jacques BOISSARD (1528-1602). Topographia Urbis Romae. Frankfurt: Matthaeus Merian's heirs, 1681 (but c.1700). 1 vol., 4° (338 x 205mm). 101 engraved plates. (Occasional very light marginal spotting.) Contemporary sheep, spine gilt, edges sprinkled red (rubbed, some surface loss, some soiling). Provenance: Julius Hoerle (title signature).

    The third edition. [Together with:] the second edition of the Haupt-Register for Merian's topographies (Frankfurt: 1726). Brunet 1529; Graesse VII, 509; Wüthrich IV, 79 and 88. (2)


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