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Blaeu, Johannes.
THEATRE DES ETATS DE SON ALTESSE ROYALE LE DUC DE SAVOYE [PIEDMONT AND SAVOY]. THE HAGUE: A. MOETJENS, 1700
Estimate
30,00050,000
LOT SOLD. 144,500 GBP
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Blaeu, Johannes.
THEATRE DES ETATS DE SON ALTESSE ROYALE LE DUC DE SAVOYE [PIEDMONT AND SAVOY]. THE HAGUE: A. MOETJENS, 1700
Estimate
30,00050,000
LOT SOLD. 144,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Blaeu, Johannes.
THEATRE DES ETATS DE SON ALTESSE ROYALE LE DUC DE SAVOYE [PIEDMONT AND SAVOY]. THE HAGUE: A. MOETJENS, 1700
2 volumes, folio (550 x 345mm.), additional engraved titles, printed titles in red and black, 2 portraits, allegorical plate and 140 double-page or folding plates showing town plans, views, panoramas and elevations engraved by Johannes de Ram, Romein de Hooghe, and others, contemporary hand colour, initials and head- and tail-peices fully coloured, contemporary diced calf, covers detached, spine rubbed
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Provenance

acquired by Sir Patrick Geddes (1854-1932), best known as the father of town-planning; thence by descent to his son Dr Arthur Geddes (geographer) married to Jeannie Collin, great-grand-daughter of Elisee Reclus (French geographer and friend of Patrick Geddes); thence to their four children, the current owners

Literature

Koeman I. Bl 81 & 82

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