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[ATLASES -- FACSIMILES]. -- BLAEU, Joan (1596-1673). Le Grand Atlas ou Cosmographie Blaviane. Amsterdam, Theatrum Orbis Terrarum,1967.
12 volumes, 2o. Illustrated throughout. Original white leather, gilt; original card slipcases (slipcases scuffed).
LIMITED EDITION, one of 1000 numbered sets of this facsimile, this set out-of-series.
[With:] -- MERCATOR, Gérard. -- HONDIUS, Jocodus. -- JANSSONIUS, Joannes. Atlas, or A Geographicke Description of the World. Amsterdam: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, 1968. 2 volumes, 2o. Illustrated throughout. Original red cloth, dust jackets. Facsimile edition. -- CORONELLI, Vincenzo. Libro del Globi. Amsterdam: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, 1969. 2o. Original red cloth, dust jacket. Facsimile edition. (15)
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