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Atlas. MERIAN - GOTTFRIED. Archontologia cosmica.

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Atlas. MERIAN - GOTTFRIED. Archontologia cosmica.
 
MERIAN, M. - GOTTFRIED, J. L. Archontologia cosmica, sive imperiorum, regnorum, principatuum, rerumque publicarum omnium per totum terrarum orbem commentarii luculentissimi. 
Frankfurt, M. Merian, 1649 (about 1655). 
 
3 parts in 3 vols in-folio. 345x220 mm. Contemporary vellum with overlapping flaps and ms. title on spine. 17 ll., 40, 258 p.; Pp. 259-724; 268, 102 pp., 1 leaf blank, 44 pp. (Register). With 193 mostly double sheet plates, partly folded. Copper plates with views, maps, plans. Lacking the engr. title. 
3 parts in 3 vols in-folio. 345x220 mm. Contemporary vellum with overlapping flaps and ms. title on spine. 17 ll., 40, 258 p.; Pp. 259-724; 268, 102 pp., 1 leaf blank, 44 pp. (Register). With 193 mostly double sheet plates, partly folded. Copper plates with views, maps, plans. 
Wear on the binding, slightly rubbed and stained, corners slightly bumped. Some browning (stronger in places) and foxing to text, brownstains here and there, watermarking to lower margins throughout, some worming to inner covers and to white margins of vols. 2-3 in places. Good copy.
tue 1 December 2020
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