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  Lot 83
 

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[Maps & Atlases] Bertius, P(etrus).
Tabularum geographicarum contractarum libri septem...

Amsterodami: Iudoci Hondij, 1618. French language edition. Oblong 8vo. (xvi), 829, (9) pp. Illustrated with an engraved pictorial title-page and 220 (of 221) plates (maps facing pp. 9 and 37: Typus Orbis Terrarum, are the same); lacking leaf containing the full page map of Europe (pp.93/94). Full brown calf, stamped in gilt, green morocco spine label, sometime rebacked, joints, boards, and extremities rubbed; all edges trimmed; marbled endpapers; title-page repaired along bottom edge; top corner repaired, pp. 155/156; repair at top gutter, pp. 455/456; top corner repaired, pp. 463/464; fore-edge repaired, pp. 489/490 and 527/528; repair in bottom margin, pp. 755/756; final eight leaves repaired along edges; dampstaining in fore-edge and gutter, pp. 285-304; scattered small repairs throughout; old cataloguer's notes on front free endpaper verso and front free leaf, abrasions on recto of same from now removed slip; early nineteenth-century French ownership inscription on rear blank; with the small book-plate of Jose M. Rodriguez, Bibliotheca Chizigonana, 1938, on front paste-down. Sabin 5014

French edition of Bertius' miniature world atlas, featuring maps of Europe, the Americas, and Africa.

Sold for $6,930
Estimated at $5,000 - $8,000


 

Amsterodami: Iudoci Hondij, 1618. French language edition. Oblong 8vo. (xvi), 829, (9) pp. Illustrated with an engraved pictorial title-page and 220 (of 221) plates (maps facing pp. 9 and 37: Typus Orbis Terrarum, are the same); lacking leaf containing the full page map of Europe (pp.93/94). Full brown calf, stamped in gilt, green morocco spine label, sometime rebacked, joints, boards, and extremities rubbed; all edges trimmed; marbled endpapers; title-page repaired along bottom edge; top corner repaired, pp. 155/156; repair at top gutter, pp. 455/456; top corner repaired, pp. 463/464; fore-edge repaired, pp. 489/490 and 527/528; repair in bottom margin, pp. 755/756; final eight leaves repaired along edges; dampstaining in fore-edge and gutter, pp. 285-304; scattered small repairs throughout; old cataloguer's notes on front free endpaper verso and front free leaf, abrasions on recto of same from now removed slip; early nineteenth-century French ownership inscription on rear blank; with the small book-plate of Jose M. Rodriguez, Bibliotheca Chizigonana, 1938, on front paste-down. Sabin 5014

French edition of Bertius' miniature world atlas, featuring maps of Europe, the Americas, and Africa.

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