"[5 Volumes] Atlantes Neerlandici - Bibliography of Terrestrial, Maritime and Celestial Atlases and Pilot Books, Published in the Netherlands Up to 1880", Koeman, C.
Period: 1967-71 (published)
Color: Black & White
9.6 x 12.5 inches
24.4 x 31.8 cm
This set includes the first five volumes 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 Orbis 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. Hardbound in publisher's blue cloth with titles printed on front covers and spines. A most valuable reference with Dutch and English text.
Interior contents are clean and bright. The covers of all volumes are lightly sunned and scuffed with minor soiling. The hinges are starting on several volumes.