9 June 2004
Property Sold to Benefit The Western Reserve Historical Society*
HEYLYN, Peter (1600-1662). Cosmography in Four Books. Containing the Chorography and History of the Whole World. London: Edward Brewster et al, 1703.
2o (395 x 257 mm). Title printed in red and black, section titles. Engraved frontispiece, world map, and maps of Europe, Asia, Africa and America. (Some light browning and soiling.) Contemporary panelled calf (covers detached, worn).
Seventh and final edition of Heylyn's popular work, revised by Edmund Bohun.
HEYLYN, Peter. [Cosmographie, In Four Books. London: Henry Seile, 1652].
2o (335 x 213). Engraved folding map of Europe only (library blindstamp within image, soiled and creased). (Lacking title-page and preliminaries, soiling and spotting.) Contemporary calf (covers detached, worn). FIRST EDITION. Sabin 31655. Sold not subject to return. (2)
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