Antique Map Auction Sale No. 136 - closed 6/1/2011
The history of the cartographers from the Low Countries and their publisher, Plantijn, is described in this two-volume reference work. This first edition classic, by Jan Denuce, from the early days of cartographic studies is written in Dutch, and includes chapters on De Jode, Ortelius, Mylius, Vriendts, Hogenberg, Mercator, and others. 8vo, cloth boards with gilt lettering and bands on spine. Volume I: 298 pp., 12 plates (one fold out). Volume II: 362 pp., 7 plates (one fold out).