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Auction 89, Lot 383

"Joan Blaeu and his Grand Atlas - Introduction to the Facsimile Edition of Le Grand Atlas, 1663",

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1970 (published)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum Ltd. (publisher)


6 x 9 inches
15.2 x 22.9 cm
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By one of the great scholars in cartography, this is a must have reference for any collector of Blaeu's fine maps. It contains fascinating details on the map, his firm and the 17th century map trade. First Edition; pp. [vi], 114, 12(index); 28 illustrations (several in color), appendix, notes, and index. Hardbound in imitation white calf printed in gold & blue. A very good copy.


Condition: A

Estimate: $35 - $40

Sold for: $55

Closed on 12/8/1999