3 December 2007
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
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.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
The Plantin Polyglot bible — offered on 11 July — makes an emotional homecoming to the Antwerp printing press where it was produced some 450 years ago
Marianne Ihlen inspired some of the Canadian poet and musician’s greatest work. A selection of his gifts to her are offered in Valuable Books & Manuscripts on 11 July
What leading art, technology and finance specialists said at the inaugural Art +Tech Summit at Christie’s in London
From Connecticut to Kent in southeast England, homes with links to such classic works as Desire under the Elms, Lord of the Flies and The Deep Blue Sea