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Joan BLAEUWillem Janszoon BLAEU

Atlas, Novus Atlas, Italia.

1647
EUR 10.000,00
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EUR 25.000,00 / 28.000,00
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Description

Joan BLAEUWillem Janszoon BLAEU
Atlas, Novus Atlas, Italia.
1647

511x334 mm 

Folio; Contemporaryfull vellum binding with gilt sections, ties in green silk; Pictorial Titlepage, 62 engraved maps, of which 58 on double page and 4 in the text. All Mapsin contemporary coloring. Monogram crowned of the king of Saxony Johann on themargin of the title, the transfer stamp of the University Library of Dresden.Small hole at the edge of the Title page, other two small holes to 3V1-2plates, some slight browning and two small restorations on the edge of 3T2plates and 3V1, in good preservation complex.

Condition Report

German original edition. Thework, in beautiful contemporary hand coloring and in the typical goldenparchment binding of the Dutch Atlas contains 58 maps of Italy and 4 of Greece,for a total of 62 double-page engraved maps. This is the third volume in theGerman edition of the Novus Atlas of Joannes and Willem Blaeu, first publishedin three volumes in 1641-42 and was later extended until reaching, in 1655, thefive volumes.

The company of Blaeufamily, founded by Willem Janszoon Blaeu in 1596, was the most prosperous andproductive cartographic establishment of the Netherlands until it was destroyedby fire in 1672. 

Bibliography

Van der Krogt, II, 2:232.3J.
sun 9 December 2018
Auction times
Padova
Exhibition Time: Wednesday 5 December to Saturday 8 December 2018 from 10 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.