Auction 108, Lot 725

"Monumenta Cartographica Neerlandica VI with Portfolio", Schilder, Gunter

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 2000 (published)



See Description

This is the sixth volume in this incredible series on the history of cartography. This volume concentrates on Dutch folio-sized maps with decorative borders (known as carte-a-figures maps) in the period 1600 to 1660. It provides a superb carto-bibliography of the most decorative maps from the Dutch Golden Age. Text volume in both Dutch and English, 452 pp., profusely illustrated, together with the portfolio containing 95 full-size facsimile reproductions (including several in full-color). Hardbound in blue cloth with gilt embossed titles.


Condition: B

Damp stains in margins of both text volume and portfolio, also affecting covers. Some marks on covers.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/29/2004