Auction 169, Lot 805

"[Facsimile] Blaeu's Atlas van de Nederlanden...", Blaeu, Johannes

Subject: References

Period: 1973 (published)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
13.4 x 21.6 inches
34 x 54.9 cm

This lovely facsimile recreates a compilation of maps and text reprinted from various editions of Johannes Blaeu's Grooten Atlas printed in Amsterdam from 1630 to 1662. It includes a 16-page introduction in Dutch. There are 65 maps, including a few in color, and a glorious full-color title page. This is #431 of 550 copies. Unpaginated. Hardbound in blue imitation leather with silver titles on the front cover and spine. Slides into a cardboard slipcase with illustrated covers.

References:

Condition: B+

Contents tight with very faint damp stains at top of the first few pages. Covers have minor soiling and some light wear along the spine. There is light wear and a few damp stains to the slipcase, and the top and bottom end pieces are missing.

Estimate: $230 - $275

Unsold

Closed on 9/12/2018

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