Auction 160, Lot 829

"[Facsimile] Spieghel der Zeevaerdt, vande Navigatie der Westersche Zee, Innehoudende alle de Custe va Vranckrijck Spaignen...", Waghenaer, Lucas Jansz

Subject: References

Period: 1964 (published)


Color: Printed Color

11.5 x 16.1 inches
29.2 x 40.9 cm

This extraordinary facsimile atlas is an exact copy of the Dutch edition of Waghenaer's monumental work. It is complete even to include a functioning copy of the 3-part volvelle. All of the double page maps are tipped in and pasted to binding strips, exactly as the original work was constructed. Hardbound in green cloth boards with green leather spine, gilt title on spine, and gilt compass rose on front cover.


Condition: A

Contents near fine except for a damp stain along the sheets' outer edges, not visible on the pages themselves. Covers are very good with light wear to the spine.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $250

Closed on 11/16/2016