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COMPOSITE ATLAS | A volume of maps, compiled circa 1657

Estimate:

6,000

to
- 8,000 GBP

COMPOSITE ATLAS | A volume of maps, compiled circa 1657

COMPOSITE ATLAS | A volume of maps, compiled circa 1657

Estimate:

6,000

to
- 8,000 GBP

Lot sold:

10,710

GBP

COMPOSITE ATLAS


“Orbis novi et antique delineatio. 1657. G.M.F.”, a composite atlas assembled in Germany, c. 1657


Folio (408 x 280mm.), engraved allegorical title with manuscript lettering panel, 91 engraved maps (73 double page) by or after Mercator, Ortelius, Hondius, Janssonius and others, including a world map by Ortelius, 3 maps coloured, most maps cut to neatline or backed on paper, contemporary pigskin over boards, marked G.M.F. to spine, later ties; sold not subject to return


An attractive composite atlas compiled in the mid-seventeenth century. The emphasis is on European locations, with a few maps of Asia.


PROVENANCE:

Phillipp Ferdinand de Gudenus (1710-1783, a draughtsman who worked in Mainz and Constantinople), book label

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An attractive composite atlas compiled in the mid-seventeenth century. The emphasis is on European locations, with a few maps of Asia.