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Auction 185, Lot 791


"Blaeu's The Grand Atlas of the 17th Century World", Goss, John

Subject: References

Period: 1997 (published)


Color: Printed Color

11.4 x 14.5 inches
29 x 36.8 cm
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This book, with 100 beautifully reproduced colored maps, is a continuation of the effort by the Royal Geographical Society to reproduce important cartographic items for wide public access. Each map is accompanied by an extensive caption written by Goss. A treasure trove of information and illustrations. 224 pages, folio, hardbound in blue cloth with gilt spine and illustrated dust jacket - actually, this example includes two dust jackets!


Condition: B+

Contents are very good, with some slight creasing in the upper corner of the pages. Minor wear to dust jacket.

Estimate: $75 - $100

Sold for: $140

Closed on 11/17/2021