COMPOSITE ATLAS. [Amsterdam: Late 18th Century].
2 volumes, 2° (505 x 330mm). Mounted on guards throughout. 244 engraved maps, plans and plates, the majority hand-coloured or hand-colourd in outline, most double-page, several with folds to edges. (Some margins slightly torn.) Original vellum (lightly stained, remains of doeskin ties).
A fine large composite atlas prepared for a German client in the last quarter of the 18th century, the maps mainly reissues of 17th century maps, dated from around 1700-1770, including 26 maps by Vischer, 8 (including the continents and world) by Wolf, 35 by de Wit, 22 by Danckerts, 31 by Schenk and Valk and other maps by Seutter, de Ram, Goos, Ottens, Lotter, Allard and Jaillot. (2)