London, South Kensington
6 April 2001
BLAEU, Willem & Jan. Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, sive Atlas Novus. Pars Quinta [Scotland and Ireland], Amsterdam: Joannes Blaeu, 1654. Part V only (of 6), 2° (535 x 345mm.), hand-coloured engraved architectural title surmounted by large armorial device, Latin text printed in double column, 55 hand-coloured engraved maps, all but one double page (title torn and creased at margins, 2 maps browned, one spotted, a few creased at centrefolds with minor splitting, some repaired on versos, occasional light, mainly marginal, spotting, minor fraying), contemporary vellum elaborately decorated in gilt (stained and cockled, lacks ties), armorial bookplate of William Fullarton. Koeman I, B1 49.
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