Douzieme volume de la Geographie Blaviane, contenant l'Amerique, qui est la V. partie de la Terre.

Lot Number 257
Author BLAEU, Jean.-
Title Douzieme volume de la Geographie Blaviane, contenant l'Amerique, qui est la V. partie de la Terre.
Year Published 1663
Place Printed Amsterdam
Printed By Jean Blaeu
Description (Atlas:Amerique)BLAEU, Jean.-Douzieme volume de la Geographie Blaviane, contenant l'Amerique, qui est la V. partie de la Terre.Amsterdam, Jean Blaeu, 1663.In-f:23 maps, most on double page and all coloured in a contemporary hand, some highlighted in gold (slightly browned, light foxing, dampstain at the lower right corner of lvs g-D, left margin slightly trimmed at K2, centre fold split at N, very small marginal loss of paper at X, brown stain at 2A and pp. 116/117, lacking text pp. 197/198, clear dampstain at lvs 3R-3S and in the margin of 4G).Contemporary Dutch binding:full vellum with flaps, boards with double ornamental gilt frame and large central medallion, handwritten title on ornamented flat spine, gilt edges, remains of green silk fore-edge ties (traces of red wax on the inside of the covers).Concerns:America (North and South).Contains:23 maps including the general map of the continent with decorative borders figuring town views and costumes and 3 leaves with large interesting views of Pernambuco and Paraiba.# Koemanvan der Krogt 2:611.12.Provenance :Charles de Lorraine (his autograph signature in lower margin of the title page).
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Estimated Price EUR 8,000.00 - 12,000.00
( USD 11,040.00 - 16,560.00 )
Actual Price EUR 135,300.00 ( USD 177,243.00 )

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Auction House Henri Godts Books and Prints Auctions
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Auction Name Books from the XVth to the XXth Century
Sale Number #18146
Auction Date October 16, 2012 - October 16, 2012
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