22 May 2001
BLAEU, Willem and Johannes BLAEU. Toonneel des Aerdrijcx, ofte Nieuwe Atlas. Amsterdam: Johannes Blaeu, 1649-50-50-48-54-.
6 volumes, 2o (535 x 335mm). Dutch text, mounted on guards throughout. Approximately 400 hand-colored engraved maps. (Lacking titles, dampstaining, soiling and foxing, some paper repairs.) Contemporary Dutch vellum gilt (worn and soiled).
The Dutch edition of the Novus Atlas, comprising: I: World, Scandinavia, Eastern Europe, Germany and Holland; II: France, Africa, Asia and the Americas; III: Italy; IV: England and Wales; V: Scotland and Ireland; and VI: China and Japan. Koeman cf.29B & C; 30A; 40A; 46; 48; cf.52.
[With:] BLAEU, Willem and Johannes BLEAU. America totius terrarum orbis geographica ac hydrographica tabula. Amsterdam, 1650. Hand-colored engraved map. (Laid-down, soiled.) Matted. Sold as a collection of plates, not subject to return. (6)
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