SEMINARIO VESCOVILE, Padua. -- Tabulae geographicae, quibus universa geographia vetus continetur. Padua: ex Typograpia Seminarii, 1699. 4 parts in 1 volume, 2° (494 x 372mm). Mounted on guards throughout. Letterpress section titles, 85 engraved maps (all but one double-page), after G. Sanson, N. Sanson, P. du Val, P. Clüver. (Small spots to the first 4 maps, occasional light soiling, some plates with an irregularly wiped plate tone, most noticeable to maps 5 and 11, map 15 Latium trimmed close at edges touching a few numbers at head, some old dampstaining, marginal in the main, some maps with short splits at centre crease folds at guard, but without loss.) Contemporary vellum, mottled edges (rubbed, lower cover worn and defective at top- and fore-edge, head- and tail-caps defective, light soiling and staining, lacking ties).
The first part incorporated the illustrations to Clüver's Geography (see lot 108), while the other three parts are devoted to Biblical history, ecclesiastical history and ancient Greek and Roman history. Phillips 5644; Shirley 562 (world map).