9 June 2004
SANSON D'ABBEVILLE, Nicolas (1600-1667). L'Asia, L'Affrique, L'Europe et L'Amerique, en plusieurs cartes. Paris: by the author, ca 1660.
Four parts in one volume, 8o (242 x 170 mm). Double-page engraved section title and double-page engraved dedication, 57 double-page maps, hand colored in outline (blindstamps on first map, title and a few text leadfs, ink stamps and ink accession numbers on versos, some spotting and soiling). Later cloth-backed boards (spine mostly perished, worn).
This copy does not conform to that listed by Phillips for 1683 under a similar title. The four parts were also issued singly in numerous editions beginning in 1648. See Phillips Atlases 494. Sold not subject to return.
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