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Auction 133, Lot 731

"[6 Volumes] Atlantes Neerlandici", Koeman, C.

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1967-1985 (dated)

Publication: Theatrum orbis Terrarum Ltd.

Color: Black & White

9.6 x 12.5 inches
24.4 x 31.8 cm
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We are pleased to offer a complete set of Koeman's original six volume reference, a "Bibliography of terrestrial, maritime and celestial atlases and pilot books, published in the Netherlands up to 1880." Koeman published these volumes from Amsterdam between 1967 and 1985. The volumes contain descriptions with illustrations of Ortelius' "Theatrum 0rbis Terrarum"; the "Epitome", "Caert-Thresoor" and "Atlas Minor"; De Jode's "Speculum Orbis Terrarum"; the Atlases of the XVII Provinces; and the Low Countries up to c.1650. Vol. I, 1967, 377pp. Vol. II, 1969, 549pp. Vol. III, 1969, 220pp. Vol. IV, 1970, 519pp. Vol. V, 1971, 287pp. Vol. VI, 1985, 249pp. A most valuable reference with Dutch and English text.


Condition: A

New condition. Volume IV still has the original white paper cover wrapper "Awarded the Triennial Prize for Bibliography 1970 of the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers." Spine are sunned, otherwise fine and unused condition. The first five volumes are in light blue cloth covers, the last volume is in a darker blue, as they were always issued.

Estimate: $2,000 - $2,400

Sold for: $1,900

Closed on 9/1/2010