9 June 2004
SANSON D'ABBEVILLE, Nicolas (1600-1667). [Composite Atlas]. [Paris, after 1660].
Oblong 2o (285 x 265 mm). 61 engraved maps, each mounted, images approximately 200 x 275 mm (some browning and occasional staining, few old repairs). Manuscript index at front, old numbering labels pasted in margins. Contemporary boards (worn).
Including: America meridionalis; America septentrionalis; Insulae Americanae (with loss in lower image supplied in facsimile); Asia; Audienca de Mexico; Florida and Peru & Amazonum. Sold not subject to return.
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