Lot 17
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Atlas of the Great Elector

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600 - 800 GBP
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Description

  • Atlas des Grossen Kurfürsten. Commentary... by Egon Klemp. Stuttgart: Belser, 1971
  • Paper
2 volumes (facsimile and commentary), very large folio and 4to, edition A, copy number 454 of a limited edition of 750 copies, parallel text in English and German, commentary in leather-backed boards in slipcase, facsimile in imitation binding of calf with metalwork, clasps and gilt edges; with prospectus loosely inserted in facsimile volume

DER ATLAS des Prinzen Eugen, originalgetreue Faksimile-Reproduktionen aus dem Atlas Blaeu-van der Hem... Band I [Switzerland]... Kommentar von Robert Wagner. Graz: Akademische Druck- und Verlagsanstalt, 1979, folio, copy number CXCV of a limited edition of 1,000 copies, in an imitation pigskin gilt binding



together 3 volumes

Catalogue Note

A facsimile of the large-format atlas presented by Johann Moritz of Nassau-Siegen to Friedrich Wilhelm of Brandenburg in 1666. It comprises 35 engraved Dutch wall maps together with two manuscript maps. The facsimile, while very large, is still slightly smaller than the original atlas.
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