Auction 139, Lot 789

"[Lot of 2] Mappamondi Carte Nautiche, Portalani [and] Portolan Charts Their Origin and Characteristics with a Descriptive List of Those Belonging to The Hispanic Society of America",

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1911-67 (published)

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Color: Black & White

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A. Mappamondi Carte Nautiche, Portalani by Uzielli and Filippo, published 1967, (6.5 x 9"). 325 pp. of Italian text with 524 entries covering Italian exploration up to the 17th century. Volume II, second edition. Hardbound in brown cloth boards with gilt title on front cover and spine. Condition: Pages are clean and tight and the covers are slightly bumped. (A)

B> Portolan Charts Their Origin and Characteristics with a Descriptive List of Those Belonging to The Hispanic Society of America by Edward Luther Stevenson, published 1911, (7.5 x 10.5"). 76 pp. of text with numerous illustrations. Hardbound in maroon cloth boards with dust jacket, all edges gilt. Condition: Covers are worn and bumped, else very good. (B+)

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Estimate: $150 - $180

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Closed on 2/15/2012

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