Auction 500 / Lot n° 179

BLAEU, Willem (1571-1638) e BLAEU, Joan (1596-1673) - Le Théâtre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas.. troisieme partie. Amsterdam: Johannes Blaeu, 1650. A splendid copy in contemporary Dutch binding complete with all maps hand-colored at the time. Folio (510 x 340mm). Engraved title and 64 maps in contemporary colouring, all double-page except one full-page and 3 in smaller format (mounted on modern guards, light occasional browning or dampstaining mainly to text). Contemporary Dutch calf decorated in gilt on covers and spine (spine and extremities lightly rubbed, spine ends chipped, without ties).

Auction: 26 January 2021 at 15:00

Estimate € 5,000 - 8,000

Sold € 8,000